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Avenger

Authors: Andy McNab, Robert Rigby

Part of a series: Boy Soldier

Publisher: Corgi Childrens (2007)

Danny and Elena are now working for the Firm, desperately attempting to track down the vengeance-seeking Black Star before more 'Angels of Death' suicide bombers are despatched. Elena is the key to discovering the bomb-master's whereabouts as she has already made Deep Web contact. The plan is simple - locate Black Star and kill him - at whatever cost. While Fergus is forced to remain in England, confined to a wheelchair as he recovers from his injuries, the hunt takes Danny and Elena to New York on a covert mission led by Marcie Deveraux. Despite Black Star's trickery and deception, the net gradually closes. Fergus travels to the US to help, but Elena is drawn into terrible danger, and only Danny can save her. Using the skills his grandfather has taught him and his own initiative, he must stop the avenging bomb-master from wreaking further destruction . . ?

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Aztec Attack

Author: Chris Blake

Part of a series: Time Hunters

Publisher: Harper Collins Children's Books (2014)

Join Tom on an incredible treasure hunt through time and battle history's mightiest warriors. The twelfth book in an action-packed, time-travelling series - perfect for fans of Beast Quest. Travel through time with Tom as he battles the mightiest warriors of the past! When Tom bangs on a drum in a museum he releases an ancient curse. Now he must go back in time and track down six golden coins On this adventure, Tom travels back to the ancient Aztec Empire where he must face the rain god Tlaloc! Can Tom outsmart a god and snatch the missing treasure before it's too late?

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Ballet Shoes

Author: Noel Streatfeild

Publisher: Fabbri Publishing Ltd (1977)

Pauline, Petrova and Posy are orphans determined to help out their new family by joining the Children's Academy of Dancing and Stage Training. But when they vow to make a name for themselves, they have no idea it's going to be such hard work! They launch themselves into the world of show business, complete with working papers, the glare of the spotlight, and practice, practice, practice! Pauline is destined for the movies. Posy is a born dancer. But practical Petrova finds she'd rather pilot a plane than perform a pirouette. Each girl must find the courage to follow her dream.

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Batman: Catwomen's Halloween Heist

Author: Eric Fein

Part of a series: Super DC Heroes

Publisher: Capstone Global Library Limited (2011)

FROM THE PAGES OF DC COMICS COMES… SUPER DC HEROES ORIGINAL, FULL-COLOUR CHAPTER BOOKS! IN THIS BOOK: Barbara Gordon, the super hero Batgirl, has been invited to the biggest Halloween party of the year. Unfortunately, she has already agreed to spend the evening with Robin, her crime-fighting partner. Instead of arguing with her mentor, Batman, Barbara decides to take Robin along. That night, they arrive at the party, hosted by a strange collector of Halloween artefacts. Suddenly, the lights go out! When they come back on, his prized artefact, a black cat made of diamonds, is missing! One of the masked guests must have stolen it, and Batgirl and Robin must capture the cat burglar.

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Battle For The Nether

Author: Mark Cheverton

Part of a series: Gameknight999 Adventure Series

Publisher: Simon & Schuster (2014)

Gameknight999, a real-life Minecraft user trapped inside the game he loves to play, and his friend Crafter have transported to a new server. Malacoda is the King of the Nether, a terrible ghast that wants to destroy all of Minecraft with his massive army of blazes, magma cubes, zombie pigmen, and wither skeletons. Knowing the lives of all those within Minecraft—as well as those in the physical world—are depending on them, Gameknight and Crafter will need to search the land to recruit an NPC army. But the battles Gameknight’s already fought have left him doubting his abilities, and he’ll need to dig deep to find his courage if he’s to have any shot at victory. Epic battles, terrible monsters, heartwarming friendships, and spine-tingling suspense... Battle for the Nether takes the adventures of Gameknight999 to the next level in a nonstop roller-coaster ride of adventure.

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Battle Of The Crocodile King

Author: Dan Hunter

Part of a series: Quest of the Gods

Publisher: Usborne Publishing Ltd (2012)

Evil Pharaoh Oba has imprisoned the gods who protect Egypt, and now bloodthirsty monsters road the land. Only one boy can stop them… Akori must brave the crocodile-infested waters of the Nile to battle two evil gods - the terrifying Crocodile King, and his gruesome wife, the Frog Goddess - both hungry for his blood…

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Beetle Boy

Author: M G Leonard

Part of a series: The Battle of the Beetles

Publisher: Chicken House (2016)

Darkus can't believe his eyes when a huge insect drops out of the trouser leg of his horrible new neighbour. It's a giant beetle - and it seems to want to communicate. But how can a boy be friends with a beetle? And what does a beetle have to do with the disappearance of his dad and the arrival of Lucretia Cutter, with her taste for creepy jewellery? This book in three words: QUIRKY - FUNNY - ADVENTURE

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Beetle Queen

Author: M G Leonard

Part of a series: The Battle of the Beetles

Publisher: Chicken House (2017)

The sequel to Beetle Boy, the international bestseller. Cruel beetle fashionista, Lucretia Cutter, is at large with her yellow ladybird spies - and she has a devious plan. When Darkus, Virginia and Bertolt discover further evidence of her evil, they're determined to stop her. But the three friends are in trouble. Darkus's dad has forbidden them to investigate any further, and disgusting crooks Humphrey and Pickering are out of prison. Hope rests on Novak, Lucretia's daughter and Hollywood actress, but the beetle diva is always one scuttle ahead...

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Beowulf, Grendel And The Dragon

Author: Mick Gowar

Part of a series: Oxford Reading Tree Stage 14: TreeTops Myths and Legends

Publisher: Oxford University Press (2010)

The hero Beowulf battles monsters and dragons to save people and win glory! This is an action-packed retelling of the oldest of English stories. It is a story of brave warriors and revenge.

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Big Change For Stuart

Author: Lissa Evans

Part of a series: Stuart Horten

Publisher: Corgi Books (2012)

Stuart Horten (ten, but looks younger) is now the owner of a magician's workshop - except that without his Great-Uncle's Last Will and Testament, he can't actually prove it. Which is a problem, since someone else wants it as well; someone who has a lot of money. The workshop contains seven magnificent stage illusions, but when Stuart starts to investigate them, he discovers that each is the gateway to a magical adventure, with a puzzle to solve, and a clue to extract. As the clues mount up, the adventures become riskier. Friendship is strained, danger looms, and Stuart has to decide what sort of prize he really, truly wants.

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