When Jonathon Bradford gets lost in an ancient cavern while sightseeing in Peru, he discovers the secret behind the legendary disappearance of the ancient Inca people. In Tombs of Terror, the gripping debut from T. Lynn Adams, Jonathon is catapulted into an epic struggle between greed and honor. Now he must prove his loyalty and bravery as he battles lethal traps, starvation, kidnapping, and his own fear--all while holding the precarious fate of an entire civilization in his hands.
"'And the Challenge?' I said.
'The Challenge will destroy you only you if you lose. Win, and I will walk away from the galaxy forever and leave your family in peace. It's your choice. Sacrifice yourself for the ones you love, or live and watch them be sacrificed. What will it be?'"
Ian Quicksilver, heir to the Bankhirian throne, has two weeks to get Princess Arianna to fall for him in order to break the curse the magician Silivus has cast over Ian and Ari's worlds. In the meantime, he still has to go to school, where he is all but invisible, and practice fighting tactics with his guardian, Corbin.
But something is wrong with Ari, and the closer she gets to Ian, the sicker she becomes. After a disastrous dinner that seals Ian as the worst date in the universe, Silivus hits him with a proposal: a winner-take-all challenge that would overrule his quest for Ari's heart and free them from the curse for good -- that is, if Ian can win.
When tragedy strikes Ian's family and Ari's illness ...
Born from the ashes of the most fierce and powerful entity in all of Trivaesia, Darla was sent to grow up in the outside world with no knowledge of where she came from. When she finds herself wielding new power, she must decide which part of her will rule her heart---the evil from which she was born or the good by which she was raised.
All thirteen-year-old Connor Dell wants to do is pass pre-algebra, play lacrosse, and possibly kiss Melanie Stephens, but when a run-in with the school bully ignites strange powers inside him, Connor's normal teenage life goes up in flames. Now he'll need his new powers to defeat the Darkness that's coming for him. Fast-paced and original, this book's guaranteed to keep you guessing!
Do you wish you had something that would help your child go to sleep while also teaching them something? Then look no further. This book is for you, or should I say, your child.
Reading stories to your child, or playing them stories, are a big part of their developmental process. It helps them learn to talk and it also engages their imagination more when they don't have to read the story to themselves. It can also aid in creating a regular bedtime routine, which will help to calm your child down and get them relaxed and ready for bed. Children love stories and I'm certain they will love these stories.
Studies have found that children who are read to every night grow up having better communication skills than those who are not. It's never too early to start reading to your kids, either. Even if they haven't learned how to read, or even to walk, they will appreciate the story and will pick up on words more quickly. These stories are accessible to kids aged four to eight, but even ...
Are you tired of reading the same bedtime stories to your children each night? If you are looking for a collection of stories to entertain your children and help them fall asleep peacefully, then you are going to want to continue reading.
Bedtime stories are a great way to help your children fall asleep at bedtime. They have been proven to be an important part of a child's development and relationship with their caregivers. It not only helps them to relax and leaves them with happy thoughts before bed, it also helps them learn how to read and improves their communication skills. It has been proven that children who are read to every night grow up to have a more extensive vocabulary and do better on reading and writing assignments during their school years. Also, being read to helps them to engage their imagination more than reading the book to themselves does. The quality time you and your children will spend together diving into these stories will surely prove to be worthwhile.