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Stockwin, Julian.

Summary: Newly victorious at the Battle of Trafalgar, England now rules the seas and is free to colonize the furthest reaches of the world. Captain Thomas Kydd joins an expedition to take Dutch-held Cape Town, a strategic harbor that will give England a rich trade route to India. With enemies lurking on all sides, Kydd and his men must defend the fragile colony while braving Africa's vast and hostile...

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Publisher / Publication Date: McBooks Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STO

Stockwin, Julian

Summary: November 1807. Captain Sir Thomas Kydd must sail to Lisbon to aid the Portuguese Royal Family's evacuation in the face of Napoleon's ruthless advance through Iberia. In the chaos of the threatened city an old passion is reawakened when he meets Persephone Lockwood, a beautiful and determined admiral's daughter from his past. But the Royal Family's destination is Brazil, Perspehone's England,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hodder & Stoughton 2017

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Stockwin, Julian.

Summary: "As the captain of a useful frigate, Kydd is claimed by the Leeward Islands station, exchanging the harsh situation in South America for the warmth and delights of the Caribbean. It's a sea change for Kydd, who revisits places and people that figured in his time as a young seaman. Some are nostalgic and pleasing, while others bring challenges of a personal nature. In Europe, Napoleon is...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STO

Stockwin, Julian.

Summary: "Word has come from the British ambassador Arbuthnot that the neutral Turks are being wooed by the French and if the ancient city of Constantinople falls into their hands, Napoleon's route to India will be completely unfettered and his plans for world domination a reality. Concerned for his safety, Arbuthnot is demanding a large fleet presence to take him off and bring the Turks to their...

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Publisher / Publication Date: McBooks Press, Inc. 2014

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Stockwin, Julian.

Summary: Thomas Kydd's ship, part of a makeship fleet from South Africa under Commodore Home Popham, invades Buenos Aires in hopes of a treasure of silver, only to find the local population, instead of rising against the Spanish, uniting against them.

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Publisher / Publication Date: McBooks Press 2012

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Stockwin, Julian.

Summary: In this ninth installment in the Kydd series, Lieutenant Thomas Kydd faces implacable enemies in high places as he reels from the death of his fiancee and the loss of his brig, Teazer. Framed and unfairly dismissed from his ship, he and his friend Renzi struggle to survive in Guernsey while they attempt to clear Kydd's name. Then Renzi is hired by a mysterious nobleman and reluctantly engages...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Independent Pub Group 0000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STO

Childs, Laura.

Summary: Indigo Tea Shop owner Theodosia Browning is lured into attending the Heritage Society's "Pirates and Plunder" soiree. But it's an antique diamond skull ring that gets plundered by someone who murders a history intern in the process. Theodosia knows she'll have to whet her investigative skills to find the killer among a raft of suspects.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Prime Crime 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHI

Horowitz, Anthony

Summary: Presented with an unexpected assignment, Alex Rider's greatest nemesis, Yassen Gregoravich, recalls his life and the path that led him to become an assassin while his one-time friend, Alex's uncle, became a spy.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2013

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC HOR

Sands, Kevin

Summary: Christopher Rowe is shipwrecked in Devonshire, where children are disappearing and a ghost is suspected, but even Tom and Sally's arrival may not cure his amnesia in time to help.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Matsen, Bradford.

Summary: Presents background information about the sinking of the Spanish galleon, Atocha, in 1622 and describes efforts to locate the wreck and successfully salvage its treasure more than 300 years later.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishers 2003

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 909 MAT

Greenhut, Josh.

Summary: "Stanley Lambchop is whisked away to Paris, where he must help catch a mastermind art thief at the historical Louvre museum by posing as a painting"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE GRE

Higgins, Jack

Summary: It is night in Manhattan. The President of the United States is scheduled to have dinner with an old friend, but in the building across the street, a man has disabled the security and stands at a window, a rifle in his hand.

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Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam 2004

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HIG

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HIG

Lawrence, Iain

Summary: In the eighteenth century sixteen-year-old John Spencer sails from England in his schooner, the Dragon, to the Caribbean, where he and the crew encounter pirates, fierce storms, fever, and a strange man who some fear may be cursed.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2001

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC LAW

Gutman, Dan.

Summary: Joe "Stosh" Stoshack uses his power to time travel using baseball cards to go back to 1951, when Bobby Thomson hit the famous Shot Heard Round the World home run to win the National League pennant for the New York Giants.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD GUT

Birney, Betty G.

Summary: "To Humphrey and the students at Longfellow School, spring seems impossibly late this year. Fortunately, planning a school Family Fun Night keeps the students (and classroom pets) busy as they look for signs of the changing seasons"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2016

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION BIR

Birney, Betty G.

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Summary: "To Humphrey and the students at Longfellow School, spring seems impossibly late this year. Fortunately, planning a school Family Fun Night keeps the students (and classroom pets) busy as they look for signs of the changing seasons"--

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J PA FIC BIR

Adler, David A.

Summary: Fifth-grade sleuth Cam Jansen and her friend Eric combine wits to solve the disappearance of a young French girl.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Puffin Books 2004

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE ADL

Hering, Marianne

Summary: "Knowing that death is in store for the Baby Jesus if the soldier finds Him, Beth and Patrick carry out a plan to keep the baby safe"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J IS 12

Greenhut, Josh.

Summary: Autograph-seekers interfere with Stanley Lambchop's hopes for a fun vacation with friends while sightseeing in Texas.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE GRE

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Publisher / Publication Date: Berlitz 2006

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1 available in Multi-Media Kits, Call number: KIT J GREEN MIS

Bray, Adam.

Summary: Meet some of the most fearsome monsters in the Star Wars galaxy. Discover brutal beasts that fight in dusty arenas and find out how Luke Skywalker escaped from a vicious wampa. Come face-to-face with the scary hunters who live in the seas of Naboo, and meet the strange creatures that survive in outer space.

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Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2014

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 791.4 BRA

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 791.43 Bra

Bos, Samone

Summary: "When Jeremy visits his twin cousins Jack and Flash in Oklahoma, he gets a big surprise: they're storm chasers! They live in a region called Tornado Alley, an area with more tornadoes than anywhere else in the world. Jack and Flash travel around Tornado Alley looking for tornadoes, and Jeremy is coming with them on their next mission. In Twister! Jeremy and his cousins encounter giant...

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Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2014

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC BOS

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Lock, Deborah

Summary: Marine biologists Dom and Jake explore the deepest ocean trenches in the world, where they encounter unique sea creatures, in a book describing the history of deep sea submersibles and the sea life that lives in the deepest parts of the ocean.

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Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2014

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC LOC

Higgins, Jack

Summary: "The new Sean Dillon novel, a knife-edge story of terrorism and revenge, by "the dean of intrigue novelists" (St. Louis Post-Dispatch). "The bell tolls at midnight as death requires it." In Washington, D.C., on a night full of rain, a woman is struck down and killed by a hit-and-run driver. But she is not just any woman--she is the assistant to the head of the secret White House department...

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Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HIG

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HIG

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HIG

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION HIG

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Higgins 2016