DescriptionThe Balky Point Adventures This smart and fun middle grade/young adult science fiction adventure series takes teens Emma, Charlie, Eve, and Ben, along with brilliant but quirky Dr. Waldo and a host of others, on adventures through time and space. Reminiscent of A Wrinkle in Time, with just a dash of Doctor Who, the Balky Point Adventures are for readers of all ages who love a good romp through the imaginative marvels of the universes, delivered with heart and wonder. The Planet of the Memory Thieves Book 3 of the Balky Point Adventures: Return to the mysterious Balky Point Lighthouse and rediscover the wonders of the universes in this third installment of the Balky Point Adventures. Teens Emma and Charlie, and their counterpoints from a parallel Earth, Ree and Chuck, have traveled through space to a distant planet, where Charlie and Chuck want to start a business as intergalactic travel guides. What at first seems like an innocent, bucolic planet takes a frightening turn when suddenly the visitors can't remember who they are or how they got there. Meanwhile, Ree reveals to Emma that she has some superpowers of her own; Charlie discovers that everyone has strengths, and everyone can make a difference; and all the teens learn that it is our choices that create our futures.
Wishing Rock Press
August 30, 2018
5.24 X 0.55 X 7.99 inches | 0.62 pounds
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About the Author
Annette Giesecke, PhD, is Professor of Classics and Chair of Ancient Greek and Roman Studies at the University of Delaware. She has written on a variety of subjects ranging from Epicurean philosophy and the poetry of Homer and Virgil to ancient attitudes towards the natural environment. She is the author of The Mythology of Plants: Botanical Lore from Ancient Greece and Rome. She lives in Pennsylvania. Jim Tierney is an illustrator and graphic designer living in southeastern Pennsylvania. He illustrated the bestselling 75th-Anniversary Edition of Mythology, by Edith Hamilton.