Austin s Adventures

Author: Emily Davis
Publisher:
ISBN: 0692881557
Release Date: 2017-04-18
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Join Austin and his sidekick Rocketbot in their adventure to Outer Space. These astronauts explore Neptune in search of the frightening Citranyte aliens. Through colorful illustrations and a surprising twist, you will be amazed by what they find!

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Author: Mark Twain
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101628270
Release Date: 2014-10-28
Genre: Fiction

This new edition of Huckleberry Finn, based on the recently discovered original handwritten manuscript, is destined to become the standard of this American classic. The volume inclues a discussion by Professor Victor Doyno, President of the Twain Circle and the author of a definitive book about the composition of this great novel, who will also conduct interviews across the country. Illustrations. (Literature)

Encyclopedia of Television Shows 1925 through 2010 2d ed

Author: Vincent Terrace
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 9780786486410
Release Date: 2012-11-12
Genre: Performing Arts

This fully updated and expanded edition covers over 10,200 programs, making it the most comprehensive documentation of television programs ever published. In addition to covering the standard network and cable entertainment genres, the book also covers programs generally not covered elsewhere in print (or even online), including Internet series, aired and unaired pilot films, erotic series, gay and lesbian series, risqué cartoons and experimental programs from 1925 through 1945.

Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature

Author: R. Reginald
Publisher: Wildside Press LLC
ISBN: 9780941028769
Release Date: 2010-09
Genre: Reference

Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature, A Checklist, 1700-1974, Volume one of Two, contains an Author Index, Title Index, Series Index, Awards Index, and the Ace and Belmont Doubles Index.

Little Bear s Friend

Author: Else Holmelund Minarik
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780064440516
Release Date: 1984-04-18
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Little Bear meets Emily, a human girl, and her doll. 'Once again Little Bear proves himself to be as wistful and tender a little creature as exists in the child's library.' -- K.

Science fiction

Author: Everett Franklin Bleiler
Publisher: Kent State University Press
ISBN: 0873386043
Release Date: 1998-01
Genre: Literary Criticism

Complementing Science-Fiction: The Early Years, which surveys Science Fiction books from its beginnings through to 1930, this volume covers all science-fiction printed in the genre magazines - Amazing, Astounding and Wonder, along with offshoots and minor magazines - from 1926 through 1936.

Chasing Space

Author: Leland Melvin
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 9780062496775
Release Date: 2017-05-23
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

In this revelatory and moving memoir, a former NASA astronaut and NFL wide receiver shares his personal journey from the gridiron to the stars, examining the intersecting roles of community, perseverance and grace that align to create the opportunities for success. Leland Melvin is the only person in human history to catch a pass in the National Football League and in space. Though his path to the heavens was riddled with setbacks and injury, Leland persevered to reach the stars. While training with NASA, Melvin suffered a severe injury that left him deaf. Leland was relegated to earthbound assignments, but chose to remain and support his astronaut family. His loyalty paid off. Recovering partial hearing, he earned his eligibility for space travel. He served as mission specialist for two flights aboard the shuttle Atlantis, working on the International Space Station. In this uplifting memoir, the former NASA astronaut and professional athlete offers an examination of the intersecting role of community, determination, and grace that align to shape our opportunities and outcomes. Chasing Space is not the story of one man, but the story of many men, women, scientists, and mentors who helped him defy the odds and live out an uncommon destiny. As a chemist, athlete, engineer and space traveler, Leland’s life story is a study in the science of achievement. His personal insights illuminate how grit and grace, are the keys to overcoming adversity and rising to success.

Big Fun

Author: Tony DiTerlizzi
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781416971481
Release Date: 2009-10-06
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

After eating breakfast, good friends Meno the space alien and Yamagoo the jellyfish make time for fun.

Ghost Ship

Author: Clive Cussler
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780698140752
Release Date: 2014-05-27
Genre: Fiction

When NUMA team leader Kurt Austin finds his own memories of a dangerous mission aren't to be trusted, he must follow a trail of mysterious disppearances to the truth in this novel in the #1 New York Times-bestselling series. After a narrow escape during a perilous rescue operation to save the passengers and crew from a sinking yacht, Marine adventurer Kurt Austin awakens with fragmented and conflicting memories. Did he see an old friend and her children drown, or was the yacht abandoned when he came aboard? For reasons he cannot explain, Kurt doesn’t trust either version of his recollection. Determined to know the fate of his friend, he begins to search for answers, and soon finds himself descending into a shadowy world of state-sponsored cybercrime, and uncovering a pattern of vanishing scientists, suspicious accidents, and a web of human trafficking. With the help of fellow NUMA operative Joe Zavala, he takes on the sinister organization at the heart of this web, facing off with them in locations ranging from Monaco to North Korea to the rugged coasts of Madagascar. But where he will ultimately end up even he could not begin to guess.