Adventure Reads

Juvenile Adventure Reads

Blackwood, Gary L. - Around the World in 100 Days - When seventeen-year-old Harry Fogg undertakes a race against time to win a wager with a member of his famous father's club, he puts to good use the recklessness and fascination with all things mechanical that have caused him trouble in Victorian England.

Coman, Carolyn -  Memory Bank - When Hope learns that, while her memory account is seriously low, she is a champion dreamer, she stays at the World Wide Memory Bank trying to locate her sister Honey, whom their parents abandoned and told Hope to forget.

Danko, Dan - Sidekicks: Operation Squish! - Thirteen-year-old Guy Martin, also known as superhero Pumpkin Pete's sidekick Speedy, helps the League of Big Justice save the human race from being turned into puppets by Pinoh Keyoh and the Brotherhood of Rottenness.

Gutman, Dan - The Genius Files: Mission Unstoppable - On a cross-country vacation with their parents, twins Coke and Pepsi, soon to be thirteen, fend off strange assassins as they try to come to terms with their being part of a top-secret government organization known as The Genius Files.

Horowitz, Anthony - Alex Rider Series - After a chance encounter with assassin Yassen Gregorovich in the South of France, teenage spy Alex Rider investigates international pop star and philanthropist Damian Cray whose new video game venture hides sinister motives involving Air Force One, nuclear missiles, and the international drug trade. (Young Adult)

Philbrick, W.R. - Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg– Twelve-year-old Homer, a poor but clever orphan, has extraordinary adventures after running away from his evil uncle to rescue his brother, who has been sold into service in the Civil War.

Peter, David – Mascot to the Rescue - Twelve-year-old Josh, who feels connected to the comic book superhero, Mascot, sets out on an odyssey to discover the comic's creator when he learns that the fictional Mascot is going to die.

Selznick, Brian - The Invention of Hugo Cabret - When twelve-year-old Hugo, an orphan living and repairing clocks within the walls of a Paris train station in 1931, meets a mysterious toy seller and his goddaughter, his undercover life and his biggest secret are jeopardized.

39 Clues Series by various authors – (The Maze of Bones, by Rick Riordan) At the reading of their grandmother's will, Dan and Amy Cahill are given the choice of receiving a million dollars or uncovering the 39 clues hidden around the world that will lead to the source of the family's power, but by taking on the clues, they end up in a dangerous race against their own family members.

Watson, Geoff - Edison's Gold - Tom Edison and his friends become embroiled in a mystery involving his "double-great" grandfather's inventions, a secret society, and a vendetta being carried out by a descendant of inventor Nikolas Tesla.

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