The Bathysphere Boys by Ted Enik, Illustrated by G.F. Newland

Learning about bathyspheres can be fun? It is when presented in the way that The Bathysphere Boys does. This rhyme about intrepid adventurers Messrs. Beebe and Barton, as well as the all important Gloria Hollister (an intrepid adventurer in her own right) was fun and educational. As soon as I finished I was searching for …

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Intrique in Istanbul by Christine Keleny

Agnes Kelly takes a trip to Turkey with her Grandma Agee. While there, Agnes’ father has recently died, and she finds that it may not have been an accident. Her determination to discover the truth starts her on an adventure that she never expected. This is such a great book and the start of a …

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The Grave Digger by Rebecca Bischoff

Cap Cooper is a 12-year-old boy living in Ohio in 1875. In order to pay for his mother’s doctor bill, his father takes work as a grave robber. When Cap is made to help he finds things are not as they seem…more people seen to be dying. And when one of the dead comes to …

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