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Suffering from a job loss, an opportunity for a new start leads Gabriel Warner and his ten-year-old daughter Anne to the northern woods of New York state, just before the biggest blizzard in twenty years hits. Desperate to escape the blizzard when a medical emergency forces them to leave their car behind, they take refuge in an empty steel and glass fortress nestled deep against the backdrop of thick trees and ragged mountain. Safe for now, they're relieved, until they realize they're trapped...
Australian Professor Ian Delaney is single-minded in his determination to prove his theory that one can discover the moment that the life force leaves the body. After succumbing to the temptation to kill a girl under scientifically controlled conditions, he takes an offer of work in St Louis, hoping to leave the undiscovered crime behind him.
Crabbo: Ten-year-old Mark would rather be at home with his computer than holidaying at the beach. He certainly wouldn't admit he'd be pretty lonely doing that either. But everything changes when he meets Crabbo, a talking crab. Together they take on the camping ground bullies and turn his holiday into the best Mark's ever had.
Talented eleven-year-old actor Brad Simpson has just wrapped up a movie with several famous actors, but he's more than ready to settle down with a steady role on "The Pioneers", an exciting new TV show. Despite his growing friendship with his young cast mates, Brad senses something seriously amiss on the set. He experiences terrifying visions and threatening ghosts. When an accident nearly costs the entire cast their lives, the director is forced to shut down filming while the kids recuperate.
It's "Barney Meets Sesame Street" in the new series, "There's a Dinosaur..." Artie the Apatosaurus and Dave meet in the unlikeliest of places...Dave's closet. From there, Dave and Artie learn about each other and how to deal with childhood fears. Each book celebrates overcoming a particular fear in an unobtrusive way. Each book is filled with brightly-colored drawings that invite young readers into the story.
When the balance of power is threatened in the land of Glede, the powerful Triskelion calls for its master.
A murder. A secret. A promise. Gretchen Lauterbach's grandmother asks her to fulfill a strange request that involves her older sister Rachel, who's been exiled from the family for the past five years as well as giving her a map. In this case, instead of an X marking the spot of buried treasure, Gretchen finds buried secrets. Until now Gretchen hasn't been able to get herself emotionally ready to read her sister's letter. When she does, she gets the shock of her life.
Vidan was again reaching out to the stars: sadder and wiser...and cautious, unwilling to repeat the mistakes of the ancestors. The Commonwealth was born, reaching out to lost colonies and establishing new ones, rediscovering lost technology and how to navigate the star-ways. Many of the lost colonies not only survived but thrived--and they remembered their abandonment and the harsh centuries of the Downfall...
Are creatures of the night and all manner of extramundane beings drawn to certain locations in the natural world? In the Midwestern village of Beth-Hill located in southern Ohio, the population is made up of its fair share of common citizens...and much more than its share of supernatural residents. Take a walk on the wild side in this unusual place where imagination meets reality.
Your interviewer is staring you down from across his desk and the butterflies in your stomach are more active than Hitchcock's Birds. Your palms are sweating, your heart is racing, and the worst-case scenario is all you can envision in your future. You want this job. You need this job. You have to have it...! Has he noticed my discomfort? you wonder as you stutter when asked what sets you apart from all the others that have been interviewed before you.