Author: Peter Lerangis

Peter Lerangis is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of over 140 books for early readers through teens, including The Sword Thief, in the New York Times bestselling series, The 39 Clues. Peter lives in NYC with his family.

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The Legend of the Rift - Seven Wonders, #5

The Legend of the Rift
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: 9780062070524
  • Release: 2016-03-08
  • Author: Peter Lerangis
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: * Fantasy, Kids: Middle Grade
  • Publisher: HarperCollins
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Percy Jackson meets Indiana Jones in the final installment of the New York Times bestselling epic adventure Seven Wonders!

Jack, Marco, Cass, and Aly’s quest to find the seven magic orbs buried beneath each of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World has hit a perilous snag. King Uhla’ar has kidnapped Aly and taken her and an orb back through a rift in time. A giant, merciless behemoth guards the opening, and so Jack and his friends realize that their only hope to rescue Aly is to rush to find the rest of the lost Loculi. This mission takes them around the world—to the Temple of Artemis to fend off a mighty army and then to the Lighthouse of Alexandria, where they wind up swallowed in the belly of a beast. But before all is said and done, they must return to where it all began, to Atlantis, to save Aly, themselves…and the world.

Don’t miss The Legend of the Rift, the epic finale to Peter Lerangis’s earth-shattering, New York Times bestselling adventure series, Seven Wonders.


The Promise - Seven Wonders Journals

The Promise
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: 9780062238955
  • Release: 2016-02-09
  • Author: Peter Lerangis
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: * Under 45k Words, Kids: Middle Grade
  • Publisher: HarperCollins
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From the lost Journals of the New York Times bestselling Seven Wonders series comes the story of how Atlantis came to rest at the bottom of the sea.

Follow the threads of history back to ancient times. Two Atlantean princes, Karai and Massarym, obsessed with power and terrified of the mysterious Loculi, turned against it each other in a bitter rivalry. With the future of the world at stake and nowhere to turn for guidance, the fourteen-year-old brothers chose fear over trust, deception over truth, and violence over brotherhood, and they change the course of history forever.

In this final installment of the Seven Wonders Journals, dive into the heart of the mystery that started it all before the adventure concludes in Seven Wonders: The Legend of the Rift, the fifth and final book in the New York Times bestselling adventure series by Peter Lerangis, author of hundreds of books, including three titles in the 39 Clues series.


The Curse of the King - Seven Wonders, #4

The Curse of the King
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9780062070500
  • Release: 2015-03-03
  • Author: Peter Lerangis
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: * Fantasy, Kids: Middle Grade
  • Publisher: HarperCollins
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Percy Jackson meets Indiana Jones in the New York Times bestselling epic adventure Seven Wonders!

The Curse of the King is the fourth book in a seven-book series by master storyteller Peter Lerangis. This sequel to The Tomb of Shadows, Lost in Babylon, and The Colossus Rises chronicles the adventures of Jack McKinley and his friends as they face their greatest challenge yet—the long-lost Statue of Zeus. In their struggle to undo what's been done and unlock the secrets of this Wonder of the Ancient World, our heroes must confront gods, relive old battles, and face down their own destiny to save themselves—and the world—from destruction.

Age Range: 8 - 12 years / Grade Level: 3 - 7


The Key - Seven Wonders Journals

The Key
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  • Number: 9780062238924
  • Release: 2015-02-10
  • Author: Peter Lerangis
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: * Fantasy, * Under 45k Words, Kids: Middle Grade
  • Publisher: HarperCollins
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Discover the history behind the mystery of the New York Times bestselling Seven Wonders series in this original novella.

Follow the tale of Aliyah and Osman, twin treasure hunters pressed into a life of crime. For them, every day is another desperate death-defying adventure until they stumble upon the key that may lead to the greatest treasure ever. But to take home this magical orb, they must first battle their way out of the Tomb of Shadows.

With crucial historical details and plenty of backstory surprises, this is a perfect addition to the library of new and continuing fans of Seven Wonders, the epic adventure series by Peter Lerangis, author of three stories in the 39 Clues series.

Age Range: 8 - 12 years / Grade Level: 3 - 7


The Tomb of Shadows - Seven Wonders, #3

The Tomb of Shadows
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: 9780062070463
  • Release: 2014-05-13
  • Author: Peter Lerangis
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: * Fantasy, Kids: Middle Grade
  • Publisher: HarperCollins
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Percy Jackson meets Indiana Jones in the New York Times bestselling adventure Seven Wonders! The Tomb of Shadows is the third in a seven-book series by master storyteller Peter Lerangis. This sequel to the bestselling Lost in Babylon and The Colossus Rises chronicles the adventures of Jack McKinley and his friends in a life-or-death race to the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus. In the rubble of this Wonder of the Ancient World, they have to face down their own demons and engage in an epic battle with foes long gone. But when promises are broken, blood is spilled—and the Select are left with no choice but to destroy the one thing that might have saved them all.

Rick Riordan, author of the Percy Jackson series, praised Seven Wonders Book 1: The Colossus Rises as "a high-octane mix of modern adventure and ancient secrets. Young readers will love this story. I can't wait to see what's next in the Seven Wonders series!"


The Select and The Orphan - Seven Wonders Journals

The Select and The Orphan
  • Stars
  • Number: 9780062238917
  • Release: 2014-04-22
  • Author: Peter Lerangis
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: * Fantasy, * Under 45k Words, Kids: Middle Grade
  • Publisher: HarperCollins
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The Seven Wonders adventures continue in this print bind-up of The Select and The Orphan. The Select tells the story of thirteen-year-old Burt Wenders, the first documented carrier of the G7W gene, and his fated voyage to the island that would eventually come to house the Karai Institute. In The Orphan, learn the story of Daria, orphaned at a young age and enslaved by the Babylonians, and her valiant battle to escape the only city she's ever called home. These titles are together in print for the first time ever.

With key historical details and plenty of backstory surprises, this is a perfect addition to the library of new and continuing fans of the New York Times Seven Wonders series by Peter Lerangis, author of three stories in The 39 Clues series.


Lost in Babylon - Seven Wonders, #2

Lost in Babylon
  • Stars
  • Number: 9780062070432
  • Release: 2013-10-29
  • Author: Peter Lerangis
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: * Fantasy, Kids: Middle Grade
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Children's
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Percy Jackson meets Indiana Jones in the New York Times bestselling epic adventure Seven Wonders! Lost in Babylon is the second book in a seven-book series, chronicling the adventures of Jack McKinley and his race to find the Loculi that have been hidden in the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. In Lost in Babylon, Jack travels to the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, where he discovers a world out of time and is faced with a dilemma unlike any he'd ever imagined.

Age Range: 8 - 12 years / Grade Level: 3 - 7


The Colossus Rises - Seven Wonders, #1

The Colossus Rises
  • Stars
  • Number: 9780062070401
  • Release: 2013-02-05
  • Author: Peter Lerangis
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: * Fantasy, Kids: Middle Grade
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Children's
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Percy Jackson meets Indiana Jones in the New York Times bestselling epic adventure Seven Wonders! The Colossus Rises is the first book in a seven-book series. This first installment chronicles the story of Jack McKinley, an ordinary kid with an extraordinary problem. In a few months, he’s going to die—unless he finds seven magic Loculi that have been hidden in the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.

Age Range: 8 - 12 years / Grade Level: 3 - 7


Last Stop - Watchers #1

Last Stop
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  • Number: 9781453248201
  • Release: 2012-03-27
  • Author: Peter Lerangis
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Young Adult, * Fantasy, Suspense: Mystery
  • Publisher: Open Road Media
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It’s been six months since David Moore’s father disappeared. After months of strange behavior—baby talk, forgetfulness—he simply vanished forever. The Public Guardians searched Franklin City, but they couldn’t turn up a single clue. David is beginning to give up hope when his subrail train stops between stations at the abandoned Granite Street platform. On the other side of the glass he sees a crowd of people. In the middle is his father, waving.

When a psychic suggests that David may have the power to see into another dimension, he and his friends scour the city in search of a portal to the other side. To learn if his father is alive or dead, David will need to discover the secrets of the abandoned station.


Somebody, Please Tell Me Who I Am

Somebody, Please Tell Me Who I Am
  • Number: 9781416938958
  • Release: 2012-02-07
  • Authors: Peter Lerangis, Harry Mazer
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Contemporary, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster
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A soldier returns home from Iraq forever changed in this poignant and pivotal novel from award-winning authors–one a veteran.

Ben lives a charmed life—effortlessly landing the lead in the high school musical, dating the prettiest girl in school. When he decides to enlist in the army, no one thinks he’ll be in real danger. But his decision has devastating consequences: His convoy gets caught in an explosion, and Ben ends up in a coma for two months. When he wakes up, he doesn’t know where he is—or remember anything about his old life. His family and friends mourn what they see as a loss, but Ben perseveres. And as he triumphs, readers will relate to this timely novel that pairs the action and adventure of the best war stories with the emotional elements of struggle and transformation.