Search results for ‘Tom Palmer’
The Squad: White Fear
The Squad have been summoned to the deadly and frozen land of the Arctic Circle by the British Prime Minister who has heard of their growing reputation as brilliant young spies. An unknown criminal is trying to hijack a world...
A collection that includes such stories: Billy's telling tall stories about his famous grandfather, Raphael suspects his coach of murder, Tom and Jerry surprise a talent scout and Katy gets picked to play for England.
Discusses soccer and includes information on some of the best teams and players in the sport. Also looks at soccer competitions and variations around the world.
Yunis can't believe that he's United leading scorer. It should be the happiest time of his life, but his father wants him to give up football and work hard at school. Can Yunis convince his dad that he can do both, or will he have...
Jake loves football and dreams of becoming a professional footballer. He's worried about his height though - what if he's too small for football? But on the day of his trial Jake is quick on the ball and scores - he's made it!...
Foul Play: Dead Ball
Russian billionaire Dmitri Tupolev and a mystery Englishman agree to fix an important match in Russia's favour by intimidating the England goalie, Alex Finn. But Alex goes against their wishes. Something is going on with England's...
Reading the Game
Ben is at his happiest playing for United and is getting top marks from the coach. But every day at school is a trial for Ben, as he struggles to hide a huge secret from his teachers and classmates. Ben's secret is starting to...
Foul Play: Off Side
When Danny Harte finds out there's been an anonymous foreign buy-out of his favorite club, City, he's furious - the fans were about to buy it themselves. The club is being secretive and Danny is determined to find out what's going...
Since Ryan Flynn got into trouble for bullying, he's been determined to pull his socks up and be the best captain United's ever had. So when team-mate Craig causes problems on - and off - the pitch, Ryan knows he must get to the...
Danny is obsessed with two things: football - especially City Football Club - and investigating crimes. So when England and City footballing hero Sam Roberts is reported missing the day after Danny saw him being taken,...
Foul Play: Killer Pass
In recent months, there has been a spate of burglaries at the houses of players from Danny's favourite football club, City FC. Danny wants to know who's behind it all and is on the case. But after scouting out the crime scenes,...
Foul Play: Own Goal
Meet Danny Harte. Football fan and crime detective. Danny loves supporting his local team, City FC. So when everyone starts supporting the Italian team Forza FC, Danny is angry. His club is in jeopardy and needs their support....
The Squad - kickass teenage spies with the perfect cover. They are also part of an England youth football team. Wherever trouble is kicking off, the Squad are sent in. They're more than a match for any kind of enemy.
Football Academy: Free Kick
James is a junior player at United. Everyone expects him to follow in his dad's footsteps and play for England. But James has something he wants to do even more than football. Something that means he would have to give up...
The Real Thing
United's under-twelves are in Poland for a tournament. Goal-keeper Tomasz is very excited to be playing in his home country, but team captain Ryan thinks Poland are rubbish. Ryan's behaviour causes trouble both on and off the...
A cracking rugby story from the sports master and Reading Champion, Tom Palmer.
Power-packed series that features non-fiction and fiction to encourage older, disengaged readers back to books.
If You’re Proud to be a Leeds Fan
Set in the 2001-02 Premiership season, Palmer follows O'Leary's Leeds United team at stadiums home and away; in bars watching satellite; on Radio Leeds and watching Ceefax. He focuses as much on the fans as on the action on the...
Realizing Freedom: Libertarian Theory, History, and Practice
What is freedom? How is freedom related to justice, law, property, peace, and prosperity? Tom Palmer has spent a lifetime-as a scholar, teacher, journalist, and activist-asking and answering these questions. His best writings are...
The Book: Playing the Percentages in Baseball
Covers topics such as batting and pitching matchups, platooning, the benefits and risks of intentional walks and sacrifices, the legitimacy of alleged clutch hitters, and many of baseball's other theories on hitting, fielding,...
Kick-Ass 2 Prelude: Hit-Girl
Hit-Girl spins off into her own blood-soaked saga! Mindy tries to settle into life as a regular schoolgirl, but wants nothing more to be dispensing hot justice to the scum of New York City. Her mother thinks she's doing her...
Anna And The King
Academy Award-Winner Jodie Foster (Silence Of The Lambs, Contact) and internationally acclaimed actor Chow Yun-Fat star in this epic retelling of a classic, true-life story. When English...
Harvard Square: An Illustrated History Since 1950
Offers a decade-by-decade tour of the Harvard Square since the 1950s. This book captures the look and feel of the 'smartest urban space in America' as it has evolved and grown over the years. It features the bookstores, the...
Before New Warriors, Nova was one of the 70s' most scintillating stars and it shows! This title features historic heroes, futuristic fiends, war with the Skrulls, special guest-appearances by Spider-Man, and the thing and......
Tomb of Dracula
Trap him in Hell or trap him in humanity, Dracula will fight to the finish, fang and claw! But after centuries of being haunted by his demonic daughter, the Transylvanian tyrant faces an even worse family skeleton: A son who's an...
For the first time ever, Marvel's one-man-army takes center stage in a no-holds-barred Mature Readers series. This bold new direction takes Punisher to the Max--literally--as the hunter becomes the hunted.