Most widely held works by Greg Call
Peter and the Starcatchers by Dave Barry ( Book )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 2,889 libraries worldwide
Soon after Peter, an orphan, sets sail from England on the ship Never Land, he befriends and assists Molly, a young Starcatcher, whose mission is to guard a trunk of magical stardust from a greedy pirate and the native inhabitants of a remote island.
The sixty-eight rooms by Marianne Malone ( Book )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Hebrew and held by 2,544 libraries worldwide
Ruthie thinks nothing exciting will ever happen to her until her sixth-grade class visits the Art Institute of Chicago, where she and her best friend Jack discover a magic key that shrinks them to the size of gerbils and allows them to explore the Thorne Rooms--the collection of sixty-eight miniature rooms from various time periods and places--and discover their secrets.
Peter and the shadow thieves by Dave Barry ( Book )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 2,228 libraries worldwide
Realizing that Molly and the other Starcatchers are in danger when the sinister being Lord Ombra visits the island and seems to control people through their shadows, Peter and Tinker Bell travel to England to help save the stardust.
Peter and the Sword of Mercy by Dave Barry ( Book )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,427 libraries worldwide
James, one of Peter's original Lost Boys, is now working for Scotland Yard and suspects that the heir to England's throne, Prince Albert Edward, is under the influence of shadow creatures who are after starstuff hidden in an underground vault which has only one key: the Sword of Mercy. Molly is determined to help, but when she suddenly goes missing, it's up to her eleven-year-old daughter, Wendy, to keep the starstuff out of the creatures' clutches ... and Peter Pan may be her only hope in saving the world from a shadowy doom.
Kringle by Tony Abbott ( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,040 libraries worldwide
In the fifth century A.D., as order retreats from Britain with the departing Roman Army, orphaned, twelve-year-old Kringle determines to rescue his beloved guardian from the evil goblins who terrorize the countryside by kidnapping and enslaving humans and, in the process, with the help of elves and others along the way, discovers his true destiny.
Escape from the Carnivale : a Never Land book by Dave Barry ( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 959 libraries worldwide
Little Scallop, a princess of the Mollusk tribe, longs to have a real adventure. So late one night, she and her mermaid friends sneak off to dive for pearls. They run into a fierce storm and a strange ship sailed by men who would love to capture a mermaid.
Victory or death! : stories of the American Revolution by Doreen Rappaport ( Book )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 663 libraries worldwide
Shares stories of people who participated in the American Revolution, including sixteen-year-old Sybil Ludington and James Armistead, a slave from Virginia.
Secret in the tower by Candice F Ransom ( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 661 libraries worldwide
When Alex discovers an old spyglass, he and his two sisters find themselves back in time in the middle of the Revolutionary War where they meet George Washington.
Bones in the badlands by Candice F Ransom ( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 649 libraries worldwide
"When Alex, Mattie, and Sophie touch the spyglass, they find themselves hurtled back to 1898, where real-life dinosaur cowboy Walter Granger has a job for them. Granger has discovered a secret cache of dinosaur skeletons..."--Cover back.
Blood Tide : a Never Land book by Dave Barry ( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 627 libraries worldwide
While investigating the strange behavior of the once-peaceful mermaids, the Lost Boys battle their old nemesis, Captain Hook, whose evil plan threatens to destroy the Mollusk village and change life on Neverland Island forever.
Magician in the trunk by Candice F Ransom ( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 575 libraries worldwide
Alex and his sisters travel back in time to the Chicago World's Fair of 1893, where they work with young Harry Houdini to track down a thief.
Giant in the garden by Candice F Ransom ( Book )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 572 libraries worldwide
When Alex and his sisters look through a spyglass, they suddenly find themselves in a strange, mixed-up fairy tale.
Up and down the Scratchy Mountains, or, The search for a suitable princess by Laurel Snyder ( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 568 libraries worldwide
Lucy, a milkmaid, and her best friend Wynston, a reluctant prince, go in search of information about Lucy's missing mother--even though Wynston is supposed to be searching for a proper princess to marry.
Signals in the sky by Candice F Ransom ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 512 libraries worldwide
Whisked back to 1863 Virginia with the aid of a magical spyglass, the three Chapman children meet real-life Civil War spy, John Doyle.
Rider in the night : a tale of Sleepy Hollow by Candice F Ransom ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 480 libraries worldwide
The time travel missions continue for Mattie, her brother Alex, and sister Sophie when they meet the superstitious villagers in Washington Irving's classic story "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow," and must help fearful Ichabod Crane win the heart of Katrina Van Tassel.
Horses in the wind by Candice F Ransom ( Book )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 397 libraries worldwide
When the magical spyglass transports the three Chapman children to 1938 Maryland, they attend the race between two champion racehorses--War Admiral, the high-spirited favorite, and Seabiscuit, the western underdog.
Misty Gordon and the mystery of the ghost pirates by Kim Kennedy ( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 377 libraries worldwide
While assisting her father, an estate and antiques dealer, teenaged Misty discovers a journal and pair of glasses that allow her to see ghosts, including those of pirates who founded her New England town and who are seeking a golden statue with mystical powers.
Gold in the hills : a tale of the Klondike Gold Rush by Candice F Ransom ( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 331 libraries worldwide
When the magic spyglass transports Mattie, Alex, and Sophie Chapman to the Yukon Territory during the gold rush, they enlist the help of author Jack London to track down a boy's stolen sled dog.
Message in the mountain : a tale of Mount Rushmore by Candice F Ransom ( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 328 libraries worldwide
With the aid of the magic spyglass, Mattie, Alex, and Sophie Chapman are transported to Mount Rushmore during its construction and help save the face of Thomas Jefferson. Includes facts about the monument and directions for making a pulley-drawn cable.
Flames in the city : a tale of the War of 1812 by Candice F Ransom ( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 319 libraries worldwide
With the aid of their magical spyglass, Mattie, Alex, and Sophie Chapman travel to Washington, D.C., during the War of 1812 to help Dolley Madison.
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