Great Summer Reads for the Kids
?The Best writers and artists from comics and animation? ? PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

Here’s the ordering info on our summer Actionopolis books!

AUTHOR: Dan Mishkin
ISBN: 0974280356
BOOK DESCRIPTION: JUVENILE FICTION / Horror & Ghost Stories – In the forest
surrounding Justin’s home, something is lurking. It’s only a shadow at
first, speaking to him through the rustling leaves. But Justin knows that a
terrible creature is living in the woods – and that no one will believe him.
Haunted by a nightmare that is all too real, he must speak up and be
ridiculed, or face this ancient evil on his own.

AUTHOR: Adam Beechen
ISBN: 0974280364
BOOK DESCRIPTION: JUVENILE FICTION / Science Fiction, Fantasy, Magic – Teddy
dreads summer school and all the tedium that goes with it. Galaxies away, a
young alien prince yearns for adventure outside the walls of his palace.
When an alien crystal allows the two young boys to swap places, hilarity and
high adventure ensue as one attempts to stop a coup on another planet while
the other attempts to fit in with earthlings and school cliques.

AUTHOR: Rob M. Worley
ISBN: 0974280372
BOOK DESCRIPTION: JUVENILE FICTION / Science Fiction, Fantasy, Magic – Ryan
Morales is a misfit. His parents think he’s just shy; his friends want him
to loosen up. It doesn’t help that he’s the only teen in the hot Arizona
town of Gila Flats who wears a jacket year-round. Ryan’s already precarious
world is turned upside-down when a mysterious crater in the desert opens a
portal to a lost city, strange spiders and Gila monsters overrun the town,
and the locals turn strange and sinister. Ryan learns just how different he
is, and what it means to be the “Heir to Fire,” in this compelling blend of
fantasy and horror.

AUTHOR: Gary Reed
ISBN: 0977880990
BOOK DESCRIPTION: JUVENILE FICTION / Science Fiction, Fantasy, Magic – When
her brother David finds a strange book, Kat Anderson is shocked to read its
plan for her future as the last guardian against the evil Clan of Black
Rings, with David her sworn enemy! Finally she understands why her
grandfather insisted she take her martial-arts training so seriously. The
years of training have made her a formidable foe, but she’ll need the spirit
of Toho, her Samurai warrior ancestor, to help. And what part will the
mysterious newcomer who claims to be her father play? Rick Hoberg’s vivid
artwork and Gary Reed’s compelling story make Spirit of the Samurai a
white-knuckle ride.

AUTHOR: Christopher E. Long
ISBN: 0974280399
BOOK DESCRIPTION: JUVENILE FICTION / Science Fiction, Fantasy, Magic – When
rich, pampered Jackson Brady decides to be a “normal” teen at summer camp,
he and his pals Austin and Mazzy get more than they bargained for. Seeking
shelter from a storm in a cave, they encounter a Ghost Shaman who teaches
them to unleash their own animal spirit. It’s a good thing, too, because
they’ll need those powers to fight a monstrous force that thirsts for
revenge against humanity in this thrilling adventure that blends a
coming-of-age story with dark fantasy.

AUTHOR: Bruce Zick
ISBN: 0974280380
BOOK DESCRIPTION: JUVENILE FICTION / Science Fiction, Fantasy, Magic – When
a mummy’s curse condemns Dr. George Henry’s spirit to the Egyptian
Underworld, his son Chance must try to free him. But Chance risks becoming a
mummy himself when he binds himself in the wrappings of the mysterious
Anubis Tapestry. Led by a comical creature named Blixx, Chance plumbs the
depths of the Underworld and encounters a variety of horrible monsters. If
Chance can’t return by twilight, he and Blixx will be trapped forever in the
dead’s domain!

ISBN: 1933925078
BOOK DESCRIPTION: JUVENILE FICTION / Science Fiction, Fantasy, Magic – The
camping trip in Arizona’s White Mountains is Skeeter McGill’s first as
patrol leader, and with the big Jamboree coming up, he has a lot riding on
his success. So when things start to go wrong – the scout leaders bringing
the food get lost, rain douses the campers’ spirits and fires – Skeeter’s
debut looks like a major dud. And, just when he thinks things can’t get any
worse, they do. Some of the scouts find an old cabin in the woods, and near
it a mysterious sealed crate. When it’s opened, zombie monkeys from beyond
the grave are unleashed, and Skeeter’s bad night goes into overdrive!

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