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A comme Association (Tome 1) - La pâle lumière des ténèbres
Author: Erik L'Homme
Publisher: Gallimard Jeunesse
ISBN: 2075038341
Pages: 176
Year: 2018-06-07T00:00:00+02:00
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Suivez les aventures explosives et fantastiques d'Ombe et de Jasper, deux Agents stagiaires face aux créatures les plus inquiétantes. Pierre Bottero et Erik L'Homme ont imaginé ensemble une série fantastique dont ils signeraient alternativement les livres : un même univers, riche de leurs talents conjugués et d'un plaisir de création partagé ; mais à chacun son héros, sa personnalité d'auteur et sa voix propre.Ce projet en huit tomes est édité en association par Gallimard Jeunesse et Rageot Éditeur.
The Quest of Ewilan, Vol. 1: from One World to Another
Author: Lylian
Publisher:
ISBN: 1684053250
Pages: 64
Year: 2018-09-25
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In the tradition of Lewis' Narnia and L'Engle's Time Quartet, a fantasy graphic novel adapting the best-selling French series by Pierre Bottero, featuring strong female characters. 13-year-old Camille's life is forever changed when, trying to avoid an oncoming truck, she falls through a portal to a parallel world called Gwendalavir. There, she's immediately threatened by creatures called Ts'liches, who claim that they've been searching for her so they can kill her! Luckily she's zapped back home, but her best friend Salim is skeptical of her story...until giant spiders attack them from the other side. Soon she discovers the secret of her past: she was born on Gwendalavir, the daughter of two powerful magicians who sent her to our world for her protection. Camille has inherited a tremendous gift--magic drawing, the ability to manifest things by envisioning them in her mind. As the battle for two worlds intensifies, she hones the skills that might be a decisive weapon in the struggle of her people to regain power and restore freedom and dignity to Gwendalavir.
Tales of a Lost Kingdom
Author: Erik L'Homme, François Place, Claudia Zoe Bedrick
Publisher: Enchanted Lion Books
ISBN: 1592700721
Pages: 47
Year: 2007
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A collection of three authentic folktales from the ancient kingdom of Chitral at the border between Pakistan and Afghanistan. Includes a travelogue with photographs, illustrations, and a map.
Tara Duncan and the Spellbinders
Author: Princess Sophie Audouin-Mamikonian
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1620873893
Pages: 480
Year: 2012-05-01
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Though only twelve years old, orphaned Tara has developed strange telekinetic powers that allow her to bend space and levitate others high above the ground, as if they are lighter than air. Her two best friends, Betty and Fabrice—often the victims of Tara’s uncontrollable abilities—are the only ones who know about Tara’s secret. Even her grandmother and caretaker, Isabella, doesn’t have a clue. That is until Tara learns that she is a spellweaver, descended from a long line of powerful magic-wielders born on the planet OtherWorld. Forced to flee her Earth home when Magister, the Master of the Bloodgraves, attacks, Tara escapes to planet Other- World, where she finds loyal friends and learns about her mysterious powers. But when Tara discovers that her mother is alive and being held captive by Magister, will she be able to save her? Tara Duncan is an inspiring heroine, whose adventures and personal struggles will captivate readers already hooked by fantasy adventures and characters like Harry Potter. This is the first installment of the Tara Duncan series—an epic adventure full of magic and bravery that is sure to cast a spell on young readers!
Artemis Fowl: Opal Deception, The (new cover)
Author: Eoin Colfer
Publisher: Hyperion
ISBN: 1423124553
Pages: 368
Year: 2009-07-14
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The evil pixie Opal Koboi has spent the last year in a self-induced coma, plotting her revenge on all those who foiled her attempt to destroy the LEPrecon fairy police. And Artemis Fowl is at the top of her list. After his last run-in with the fairies, Artemis had his mind wiped of his memories of the world belowground. But they have not forgotten about him. Once again, he must stop the human and fairy worlds from colliding – only this time, Artemis faces an enemy who may have finally outsmarted him.
Oksa Pollock: the Last Hope
Author: Anne Plichota, Cendrine Wolf, Sue Rose
Publisher: Pushkin Press
ISBN: 1782690395
Pages: 28
Year: 2013-06-04
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A New Heroine. An Old Evil. An Unforgettable Adventure. A thrilling new supernatural adventure series. Fuses the excitement, action and extraordinary worlds of Harry Potter, I Am Number Four and Buffy the Vampire Slayer with an inspirational new teen heroine. Oksa Pollock is a normal thirteen-year-old girl, starting a new life in London. New lives, new friends, a new school and new adventures. But bizarre things start happening around Oksa she finds she can produce fire from her hands, move objects with her mind, and even fly. Finally the truth emerges...her family fled Edefia, their magical, hidden homeland years ago. And more than that: Oksa is their queen... Oksa will be thrown into a wilder adventure than she could ever have imagined. She must triumph over her enemies. The whole of Edefia is counting on her.
Sila's Fortune
Author: Fabrice Humbert
Publisher: Profile Books
ISBN: 1847658482
Pages: 314
Year: 2013-03-28
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Paris, June 1995. In a restaurant, a waiter is violently attacked by a guest. No-one moves. Neither the Russian couple, nor the wife of the aggressor, nor the two young traders come to celebrate their first jobs on the floor. An event not worth lingering over? All actions have consequences. And on this occasion, the brutality, indifference or cowardice of those present will signal the beginning of their individual undoing. From the fall of the Berlin wall to the financial crash of 2008, in a world defined by wealth, the crossed destinies the actors in this first scene, from Russian oligarch to property speculator weave a web. At its is Sila, the floored immigrant whose refusal to be made a victim will bring the house down.
Vampire City
Author: Paul Feval
Publisher: Black Coat Press
ISBN: 0974071161
Pages: 200
Year: 2003-09-01
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Some tell of a great city of black jasper which has streets and buildings like any other city but is eternally in mourning, enveloped by perpetual gloom. Some call it Selene, some Vampire City, but the vampires refer to it among themselves by the name of the Sepulchre... To destroy the dreaded vampire lord Otto Goetzi, writer Ann Radcliffe, Merry Bones the Irishman, and Grey Jack her faithful servant, launch an all-out attack on Selene... "We can easily see in Vampire City the ultimate literary ancestor of Buffy the Vampire-Slayer."-Brian Stableford. Paul F?val (1816-1887) was the author of numerous popular swashbuckling novels and one of the fathers of the modern crime thriller. Brian Stableford has published more than fifty novels and two hundred short stories. Vampire City was written in 1867-thirty years before Bram Stoker's Dracula-and is one of three classic vampire stories also available from Black Coat Press.
Search for Senna
Author: Katherine Applegate
Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks
ISBN: 0590877437
Pages: 208
Year: 1999
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When David's girlfriend Senna is swallowed up by the Earth, he and his friends follow to save her, only to stumble upon a nightmarish land they could have never imagined. Original.
Witchling
Author: Yasmine Galenorn
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0425212548
Pages: 293
Year: 2006
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The D'Artigo sisters are half-human, half-faerie sexy operatives for the Otherworld Intelligence Agency who track down enemies, but their mixed-blood heritage causes them all kinds of problems at all the wrong times.
A Mathematician Comes of Age
Author: Steven G. Krantz
Publisher: MAA
ISBN: 088385578X
Pages: 137
Year: 2012-03-01
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This book treats the maturation process for a mathematics student. It describes and analyzes how a student develops from a neophyte who can manipulate simple arithmetic problems to a sophisticated thinker who can understand abstract concepts, think rigorously, and analyze and manipulate proofs. Most importantly, the mature mathematics student can create proofs and know when the proofs that he/she has created are correct. -- from Back Cover.
Demon Bound
Author: Caitlin Kittredge
Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks
ISBN: 1429969202
Pages: 352
Year: 2009-12-01
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Thirteen years ago, Jack Winter lay dying in a graveyard. Jack called upon a demon and traded his soul for his life... and now the demon is back to collect its due. But Jack has finally found something to live for. Her name is Pete Caldecott, and because of her, Jack's not going to Hell without a fight. Pete doesn't know about Jack's bargain, but she does know that something bigger and far more dangerous than Jack's demon is growing in the Black. Old gods are stirring and spirits are rising--and Jack doesn't stand a chance of stopping them without Pete's help.
Animorphs #1: The Invasion
Author: K. A. Applegate
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 054538866X
Pages: 192
Year: 2011-05-01
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The wildly popular series by K.A. Applegate is back! The first six books of Animorphs return, with striking new lenticular covers that morph. The Earth is being invaded, but no one knows about it. When Jake, Rachel, Tobias, Cassie, and Marco stumble upon a downed alien spaceship and its dying pilot, they're given an incredible power -- they can transform into any animal they touch. With it, they become Animorphs, the unlikely champions in a secret war for the planet. And the enemies they're fighting could be anyone, even the people closest to them. So begins K.A. Applegate's epic series about five normal kids with a limitless amount of forms and abilities.
Elixir
Author: Hilary Duff
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1442408545
Pages: 336
Year: 2011-06-07
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Clea Raymond, a young photojournalist who has spent her life in the spotlight, and her best friends travel the globe trying to unravel a centuries-old mystery that could reveal her soulmate's identity and the secret of her father's disappearance.
Race and the Houston Police Department, 1930–1990
Author: Dwight D. Watson
Publisher: Texas A&M University Press
ISBN: 1585444375
Pages: 222
Year: 2005-11-10
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In Houston, as in the rest of the American South up until the 1950s, the police force reflected and enforced the segregation of the larger society. When the nation began to change in the 1950s and 1960s, this guardian of the status quo had to change, too. It was not designed to do so easily. Dwight Watson traces how the Houston Police Department reacted to social, political, and institutional change over a fifty-year period—and specifically, how it responded to and in turn influenced racial change. Using police records as well as contemporary accounts, Watson astutely analyzes the escalating strains between the police and segments of the city’s black population in the 1967 police riot at Texas Southern University and the 1971 violence that became known as the Dowling Street Shoot-Out. The police reacted to these events and to daily challenges by hardening its resolve to impose its will on the minority community. By 1977, the events surrounding the beating and drowning of Jose Campos Torres while in police custody prompted one writer to label the HPD the “meanest police in America.” This event encouraged Houston’s growing Mexican American community to unite with blacks in seeking to curb police autonomy and brutality. Watson’s study demonstrates vividly how race complicated the internal impulses for change and gave way through time to external pressures—including the Civil Rights Movement, modernization, annexations, and court-ordered redistricting—for institutional changes within the department. His work illuminates not only the role of a southern police department in racial change but also the internal dynamics of change in an organization designed to protect the status quo.