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R. J. Palacio
Ian M. Hawkins, R. J. Palacio
Spieldauer: 7 Std. und 13 Min.
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Twelve-year-old Silas is awoken in the dead of night by three menacing horsemen who take his father away. Silas is left shaken, scared, and alone, except for the presence of his companion, Mittenwool...who happens to be a ghost. When a pony shows up at his door, Silas makes the courageous decision to leave his home and embark on a perilous journey to find his father. Along the way, he will face his fears to unlock the secrets of his past and explore the unfathomable mysteries of the world around him.
When Silas Bird wakes in the dead of night, he watches powerlessly as three strangers take his father away. Silas is left shaken, scared and alone, except for the presence of his companion, Mittenwool...who happens to be a ghost. But then a mysterious pony shows up at his door and Silas knows what he has to do. So begins a perilous journey to find his father - a journey that will connect him with his past, his future and the unknowable world around him.
School isn’t easy when you’re the son of the world’s greatest stage magician, but Nathan has always managed to get along - until now. Not only is he having dodgeball problems, he’s got to sing in front of the whole school and learn to drive a tractor. And when his father disappears during his latest world tour, it’s up to Nathan to track him down. Can he get through to the Bureau of Missing Persons? Can he escape the strange figures who keep appearing outside his window? And can he persuade a group of birds to help him get to the faraway land where his father is captive?
Twelve-year old Caleb Wallace has spent his summer at Autumn Springs, coaxing his papa out of his room when he's grumpy, attempting to gain the affections of a certain nurse, and pulling himself together when his grandpa looks right into him with nothing but a dull stare. Seems the only thing that puts a light in Papa Clem's eyes is a family heirloom - an old folktale involving Robert Johnson's harmonica down in Arkansas. Caleb is happy to listen; two things Papa Clem can still do well are tell a story and play the blues.
A guitar, a box of junk, and a pile of trouble...Fifteen-year-old Otter is in a dark place. Child Services wants to put him in foster care, or even a home for troubled youth. Living on his own, he’s one bad decision away from the street. His band’s first gig is only two weeks away, but his crush on their new lead singer has him tied in knots. Then he inherits a box of random junk from a dead grandfather he barely knew, only to discover that the junk is infused with his grandfather's memories.
I’m not like those other freaks. The kids who can look inside your head and bring your nightmares to life. The weirdos who can steal your luck or make a thing true just by wishing it. The outliers born from the mess that followed Armageddon. The ones you call Moonflowers, half mockingly and half afraid. They’re the mistakes that humanity hates - and needs. I’m not like them. I’m worse. And I’m the only thing standing between you and the legions of heaven and hell. (Petal - The Armageddon-Lite Archives)
Stag Maguire, a burnt-out journalist , agrees to help a friend move. They find an urgent message - HELP ME - written on a piece of silk tacked behind a long-forgotten portrait. The message from an address in Berlin is urgent, though it had to have been written pre-World War II. Curious, Stag and his friend trace it to an apartment, a sealed time capsule that has not been lived in since 1942. And from one phone call, the men unleash a nefarious plot and brutal security forces long thought vanquished. Stag finds himself pitted against a vestige of the Third Reich....
Twelve-year-old Porter would much rather spend his weekends playing soccer than channeling spirits in the parallel universe of Pericael. Unfortunately for him, Porter's family has guarded the gate between Earth and monster-filled Pericael for generations, so he's not getting out of Gatekeeper lessons anytime soon.