Itch

Author: Simon Mayo

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1446495418

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 432

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'A great debut. You'll be itching to read more.' Anthony Horowitz Meet Itch - an accidental, accident-prone hero. Science is his weapon. Elements are his gadgets. All-action adventure perfect for fans of Alex Rider and Young Bond. Itchingham Lofte - known as Itch - is fourteen, and loves science, especially chemistry. He's also an element-hunter: he's collecting all the elements in the periodic table. Which has some interesting and rather destructive results in his bedroom. Then, Itch makes a discovery. A new element, never seen before. At first no one believes him - but soon someone hears about the strange new rock and wants it for himself. And Itch and his family are catapulted into a breathless adventure with terrifyingly high stakes . . . The debut novel from BBC radio presenter Simon Mayo.
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Alex Rider: Secret Weapon

Seven Untold Adventures From the Life of a Teenaged Spy

Author: Anthony Horowitz

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1524739340

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 336

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International bestselling author Anthony Horowitz's short story collection expands the universe of teen spy Alex Rider with more thrilling action, espionage, and pulse-pounding heroics. Inspired by Horowitz's millions of fans worldwide, Secret Weapon expands the world of Alex Rider with more thrilling action and pulse-pounding heroics. Follow Alex as he infiltrates a terrorist hideout in Afghanistan, fights to prevent an assassination attempt at a ski resort over Christmas, and much more! The #1 New York Times bestselling Alex Rider is back with more exciting, edge-of-your-seats adventures! Contains a combination of new and previously published material, together for the first time! Praise for Never Say Die: "Once again amid races, chases, hails of bullets, and increasingly spectacular explosions, the teenage James Bond pulls off one awesome feat of derring-do after another. [This] fresh caper . . . roars along to a (naturally) explosive climax." --Booklist
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Visual Media for Teens: Creating and Using a Teen-Centered Film Collection

Creating and Using a Teen-Centered Film Collection

Author: Jane Halsall,R. William Edminster,C. Allen Nichols

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 0313391289

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 158

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Dazzle teens with a film collection custom-designed to fit their interests and tastes! If you would like to build or develop a film collection with guaranteed teen appeal, this guide is for you. It discusses what's current, popular with teens, and available; and provides annotated core filmographies in categories of heroes, exploring issues of identity, strong emotions: horror and humor, and educational entertainment. In addition, the authors address popular culture influences on teens, technology and format issues, how to get teen input, where to find reliable review sources, programming with films, and promoting and merchandising your collection. Packed with ideas as well as nitty gritty information; this guide fills a gap in the literature and a real need for the profession. Dazzle teens with a film collection custom-designed to fit their interests and tastes! This guide is designed for those who would like to build or develop a film collection with guaranteed teen appeal. It discusses what's current, popular with teens, and available; and provides annotated core filmographies in categories of heroes, exploring issues of identity, strong emotions: horror and humor, and educational entertainment. In addition, the authors address popular culture influences on teens, technology and format issues, how to get teen input, where to find reliable review sources, programming with films, and promoting and merchandising your collection. Packed with ideas as well as nitty gritty information; this guide fills a gap in the literature and a real need for the profession.
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Connecting Boys with Books 2

Closing the Reading Gap

Author: Michael Sullivan

Publisher: American Library Association

ISBN: 0838909795

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 119

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Suggests ways to fight cultural stereotypes that drive boys away from libraries and reading.
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The Extraordinary Works of Alan Moore

Author: George Khoury

Publisher: TwoMorrows Publishing

ISBN: 9781893905245

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 221

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More than just a tribute book, The Extraordinary Works of Alan Moore tells Moore's story, as the reclusive British author speaks enthusiastically and passionately about his life and work in an extensive series of interviews. Moore displays his trademark wit and shares his unique insight on the comics that have shaped his legendary career - from his beginnings on Swamp Thing to the present day success of his own comic book universe in America's Best Comics. Within this tome, readers will find rare strips, scripts, artwork and photographs of the author, most never published before. Also features Moore's closest collaborators elaborating in comic strip form on their relationships with Moore, including Neil Gaiman (New York Times Best Selling Author of American Gods), Dave Gibbons (Artist of Watchmen), Sam Kieth (creator of MTV's The Maxx), Kevin O'Neill, Brian Bolland and others!
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Subject Collections

A Guide to Special Book Collections and Subject Emphases as Reported by University, College, Public, and Special Libraries and Museums in the United States and Canada

Author: N.A

Publisher: New York : R.R. Bowker Company

ISBN: N.A

Category: Library resources

Page: 2196

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