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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.
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.
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 cracking rugby story from the sports master and Reading Champion, Tom Palmer.
Football Academy: Free Kick
James has been a junior player at United for a long time.
Everyone expects him to follow in his father's footsteps and play
for England one day. But James isn't sure.There is something he
wants to do even more than football -...
Reading the Game
Name: Ben Blake
Ben is at his happiest playing for United, and he's getting top
marks from the coach. But every day at school is a trial for Ben,
An exciting football series, following the adventures of
United's under-twelves side.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...
Danny is obsessed with two things: football, and investigating crimes. So when England and City footballing hero Sam Roberts is reported missing the day after Danny saw him being taken, blindfolded, into the bowels of the City FC...
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...
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...
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...
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....
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: 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...
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 of Leeds: A City in Short Fiction
The thoughtful stories featured in this collection capture the soul of the city of Leeds by tracing the unique contours of 50 years of social and economic change. In one story the Millgarth Police Station reverberates with the...
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...
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.