lunes, 29 de mayo de 2017

Amulet




Graphic novel star Kazu Kibuishi creates a world of terrible, man-eating demons, a mechanical rabbit, a talking fox, a giant robot---and two ordinary children on a mission.


After the tragic death of their father, Emily and Navin move with their mother to the home of her deceased great-grandfather, but the strange house proves to be dangerous. Before long, a sinister creature lures the kids' mom through a door in the basement. Em and Navin, desperate not to lose her, follow her into an underground world inhabited by demons, robots, and talking animals.





 Emily and Navin's mother is still in a coma from the arachnopod's poison, and there's only one place to find help: Kanalis, the bustling, beautiful city of waterfalls. But when Em, her brother, and Miskit and the rest of the robotic crew aboard the walking house reach the city, they quickly realize that seeking help is looking for trouble, dangerous trouble.




In the third installment of the thrilling Amulet series, Emily, Navin, and their crew of resistance fighters charter an airship and set off in search of the lost city of Cielis, which is believed to be located on an island high above the clouds. The mysterious Leon Redbeard is their guide, and there's a surprising new addition to the crew: the Elf King's son, Trellis. But is he ally or enemy? And will Emily ever be able to trust the voice of the Amulet?

Artemis fowl: The arctic incident

Artemis Fowl receives an urgent e-mail from Russia. In it is a plea from a man who has been kidnapped by the Russian Mafiya: his father. As Artemis rushes to his rescue, he is stopped by a familiar nemesis, Captain Holly Short of the LEPrecon Unit. Now, instead of battling the fairies, Artemis must join forces with them if he wants to save one of the few people in the world he loves.

Nnwets: Escape from the lizzarks

The first book in the Nnewts series follows the story of Herk, a lovable Nnewt who longs for stronger legs, something his mother and father wish they could give him. When his quaint village is attacked by the reptile Lizzarks, he's forced to flee his home and leave behind the only life he's ever known. Now, all alone and on the run, Herk navigates a dangerous world filled with strange creatures and mysterious wonders, where friends are few and an evil lord is in hot pursuit.

The lost hero

Jason has a problem. He doesn’t remember anything before waking up on a school bus holding hands with a girl. Apparently she’s his girlfriend Piper, his best friend is a kid named Leo, and they’re all students in the Wilderness School, a boarding school for “bad kids.” What he did to end up here, Jason has no idea—except that everything seems very wrong.

viernes, 26 de mayo de 2017

The Red Pyramid

Since their mother’s death, Carter and Sadie have become near strangers. While Sadie has lived with her grandparents in London, her brother has traveled the world with their father, the brilliant Egyptologist, Dr. Julius Kane.
One night, Dr. Kane brings the siblings together for a “research experiment” at the British Museum, where he hopes to set things right for his family. Instead, he unleashes the Egyptian god Set, who banishes him to oblivion and forces the children to flee for their lives.

The Notebook of Doom






Alexander Bopp has just moved to Stermont, and already, he thinks it is one creepy town. First, he finds a notebook filled with monster drawings. Then he starts seeing balloon goons—those arm-waving balloon men—all over town. Are they after him? And what's really in that notebook? Alexander is about to find out!







Alexander goes up against shadow smashers. These monsters jump from shadow to shadow, causing problems all over town! Meanwhile, a member of Alexander's Super Secret Monster Patrol (SSMP) may turn out to BE a monster!





Alexander is still on the lookout for monsters. Now he thinks they're at school.... The lunch menu is NOT normal—instead of good-for-you meals, there's ice cream and pie every day. His whole class is crying. And his friend Rip goes missing. Alexander must battle giant meat-eating vegetables before the whole town becomes veggie dinner!

A Game of Thrones : the graphic novels




Percy Jackson and the olympians





Twelve-year-old Percy Jackson is on the most dangerous quest of his life. With the help of a satyr and a daughter of Athena, Percy must journey across the United States to catch a thief who has stolen the original weapon of mass destruction — Zeus’ master bolt. Along the way, he must face a host of mythological enemies determined to stop him. Most of all, he must come to terms with a father he has never known, and an Oracle that has warned him of betrayal by a friend.




When Thalia’s tree is mysteriously poisoned, the magical borders of Camp Half-Blood begin to fail. Now Percy and his friends have just days to find the only magic item powerful to save the camp before it is overrun by monsters. The catch: they must sail into the Sea of Monsters to find it. Along the way, Percy must stage a daring rescue operation to save his old friend Grover, and he learns a terrible secret about his own family, which makes him question whether being the son of Poseidon is an honor or a curse.









When Percy Jackson gets an urgent distress call from his friend Grover, he immediately prepares for battle. He knows he will need his powerful demigod allies at his side, his trusty bronze sword Riptide, and… a ride from his mom.

The demigods rush to the rescue to find that Grover has made an important discovery: two powerful half-bloods whose parentage is unknown. But that’s not all that awaits them. The titan lord Kronos has devised his most treacherous plot yet, and the young heroes have just fallen prey.



Dipper and Mabel and the curse of the time pirates' treasure!


Blendin Blandin is searching for the legendary Time Pirates' Treasure, and he needs Dipper and Mabel's help . . . and yours, too! Journey through time and explore the dragon-infested medieval era, the Weird-and-Wild West, and the laser-and-giant-baby-filled future. YOU choose from multiple paths that lead to different wacky adventures! You might end up finding the greatest treasure ever known, or you could send the twins and Blendin into an abyss from which they will never escape! This all-new Select Your Own Choose-Venture time-travel treasure hunt book features thrilling adventures.

Big Nate: Strikes again


BIG NATE will surpass all others!

But it won’t be easy. He’s stuck with Gina, his all-time enemy, in a class project for his least favorite teacher Mrs. Godfrey, aka Godzilla. To make matters worse, Gina ALSO ends up on his fleeceball team, right when Nate is set to win his first fleeceball championship ever. This is his moment for glory, but Gina's sure to steal his thunder, or ruin everything.

Stick






STICK CAT: A TAIL OF TWO KITTIES

It’s a big day in the big city for Stick Cat and his best friend, Edith. There are treasures to hunt, songs to sing, pigeons to catch, and naps to take. But way up on the twenty-third floor, danger lurks just around the corner. Terrible noises and violent crashes trap a desperate man in the building across the alley. Stick Cat will need to navigate his way across the alley and around Edith’s peculiar ways to attempt a rescue.









STICK DOG: WANTS A HOT DOG

Stick Dog and his four friends, Poo-Poo, Mutt, Stripes, and Karen, must execute a master plan for stealing hot dogs. The closer they get to the hot dog vendor, the more difficult their mission becomes.

The five dogs are met with many funny challenges along the way, including having to distract the frankfurter guy and Karen getting locked in a human's house. No matter what, these dogs have their eyes and stomachs on the prize.

Dog Man






George and Harold have created a new hero who digs into deception, claws after crooks, and rolls over robbers. When Greg the police dog and his cop companion are injured on the job, a life-saving surgery changes the course of history, and Dog Man is born. With the head of a dog and the body of a human, this heroic hound has a real nose for justice. But can he resist the call of the wild to answer the call of duty?






Dog Man, the newest hero from the creator of Captain Underpants, is still learning a few tricks of the trade. Petey the cat is out of the bag, and his criminal curiosity is taking the city by storm. Something fishy is going on! Can Dog Man unleash justice on this ruffian in time to save the city, or will Petey get away with the purr-fect crime?

Diary of a Wimpy Kid : double Down


When Greg finds an old video camera in his basement, he thinks he may have discovered just the thing to prove he’s got big-time talent. With the help of his best friend, Rowley, Greg hatches a plan to make a scary movie . . . and to become rich and famous in the process.

viernes, 31 de marzo de 2017

Las aventuras de Tom Sawyer

Tom Sawyer es un joven huérfano que vive, con su hermano menor Sid, en casa de su tía Polly. Rematadamente mal estudiante, es alérgico al esfuerzo, salvo cuando se trata de seducir a la hermosa Becky. Junto a su colega Huck, Tom no hace más que trastadas, recibe mil palizas, hasta el día en que ambos son testigos de un crimen...   Mark Twain ofrece en esta novela una sátira de la vida cotidiana a orillas del Mississipi.

La vuelta al mundo en 80 días

Londres, 1872. El mayordomo Passepartout entra al servicio del severo y puntilloso Phileas Fogg, que se ha apostado toda su fortuna a que será capaz de dar la vuelta al mundo en ochenta días. Ambos se embarcan en un viaje sembrado de obstáculos. Lo que no saben es que los sigue un detective pertinaz, convencido de que Fogg es el responsable de un robo en el Banco de Inglaterra

El secreto del doctor Givert

Dos amigos y compañeros de estudios descubren que han secuestrado a un famoso neurólogo, el doctor Givert, y empiezan a investigar hasta dar con él. Pero la búsqueda no se acaba ahí.El protagonista de la historia desconfía, duda de todo y de todos, incluso de su amigo, y decide seguir investigando por su cuenta. Una novela de inriga que no se puede dejar hasta la última página.

Dragón busca princesa

David y su hermana han roto el libro de Waldo, el dragón de la montaña teneberosa. Waldo ha quedado separado de su princesa, que se encuentra en la otra mitad del libro y se siente solo sin ella, por lo que  decide salir del libro para ir en su  busca, David y su amiga Katia deciden llevarle a la biblioteca del colegio, donde hay muchos libros con princesas que creen que le gustarán. Waldo entra en un libro titulado "La princesa valiente" y arrastra consigo a David y Katia para que le ayuden en su empresa. Pero ¿crees que la princesa valiente querrá casarse con un dragón? Para acabar de embrollarlo todo. Waldo deberá enfrentarse al enano maligno y a la bruja Parla Parloti. Pero entre tantas aventuras, el dragón ha descubierto las bibliotecas, los libros y las apasionantes historias que se encierran en ellos.

Bajo la arena de Egipto

Después de casi cinco años, Howard Carter vuelve a la arena de Egipto en busca de las huellas de un misterioso faraón, Tutankamón. Siente que su vida y la del faraón están íntimamente ligadas. Por otro lado, tiene la extraña sensación de que, desde el fondo de la historia, Tutankamón le pide ayuda....

Bergil, el caballero perdido de Berlindon

Bergil, un joven huérfano de 18 años, dispuesto a todo para defender a su rey, conocerá a Berk durante su primera batalla, un guerrero que podría ser su padre y que le salvará la vida. Juntos lucharán en una emboscada preparada por el enemigo de su rey. Como recompensa, el rey le ofrecerá-por boca de su consejero-pertenecer a la orden de los caballero de Ivië, orden a la que pertenecía el padre de Bergil, que murió asesinado por su mejor amigo, cuando él era un niño. El joven pedirá a Berk que le haga de ayudante , pero... ¿qué oscuro secreto esconde Berk?

lunes, 20 de marzo de 2017

Simón

Simón es una bella historia que nos invita a conocer al protagonista que da nombre al libro, un niño huérfano que ha llegado a Cerro Azul escapando de su tío, quien lo golpeaba y obligaba a mendigar. Ahí conoce a Mauro, un hombre mayor bastante enigmático, con el cual no solo aprende a leer, sino a surfear; además aprende a relacionarse con el mar. Juntos cultivan el amor por vivir, la persecución de sus sueños y el enfrentar todo tipo de retos.

La leyenda del signo

Rafael y Nicolás son los peores amigos, sus diferencias eran tan fuertes que sus respectivas madres deciden castigarlos haciéndolos pasa juntos una semana en la casa de campo de la familia de Nicolás. La tarea de los chicos es reparar una casa del árbol. No saben que ese árbol es un acceso a un mundo fantástico y que tendrán que resolver su misterio para lograr que el equilibrio del mundo se mantenga. En el proceso, su relación se convertirá en una sólida amistad.