Thursday, February 21, 2013

Display - Steampunk


By Eoin Colfer
In the late nineteenth century, when Conor Broekhart discovers a conspiracy to overthrow the king, he is branded a traitor, imprisoned, and forced to mine for diamonds under brutal conditions while he plans a daring escape from Little Saltee prison by way of a flying machine that he must design, build, and, hardest of all, trust to carry him to safety.

By Scott Westerfeld
 In an alternate 1914 Europe, fifteen-year-old Austrian Prince Alek, on the run from the Clanker Powers who are attempting to take over the globe using mechanical machinery, forms an uneasy alliance with Deryn who, disguised as a boy to join the British Air Service, is learning to fly genetically-engineered beasts.

By Scott Westerfeld
 Continues the story of Austrian Prince Alek who, in an alternate 1914 Europe, eludes the Germans by traveling in the Leviathan to Constantinople, where he faces a whole new kind of genetically engineered warships.

By Scott Westerfeld
 Alek and Deryn encounter obstacles on the last leg of their round-the-world quest to end World War I, reclaim Alek's throne as prince of Austria, and finally fall in love.

By Marie Rutkoski
 Twelve-year-old Petra, accompanied by her magical tin spider, goes to Prague hoping to retrieve the enchanted eyes the Prince of Bohemia took from her father, and is aided in her quest by a Roma boy and his sister.

By Philip Reeve
In the distant future, when cities move about and consume smaller towns, a fifteen-year-old apprentice is pushed out of London by the man he most admires and must seek answers in the perilous Out-Country, aided by one girl and the memory of another.

By Philip Reeve
 Foundling Fever Crumb has been raised as an engineer although females in the future London, England, are not believed capable of rational thought. But at age fourteen she leaves her sheltered world and begins to learn startling truths about her past while facing danger in the present.

By Matthew Cody
Eleven-year-old orphan Tommy Learner's world in 1900 New York City collides with that of twelve-year-old, modern-day Jezebel Lemon in the basement of her apartment building, where together they must use the portals between worlds to thwart the Dead Gentleman, a legendary villain whose last unconquered world is the planet Earth.

By Richard Harland
Sixteen-year-old Col Porpentine is being groomed as the next Commander of Worldshaker, a juggernaut where elite families live on the upper decks while the Filthies toil below, but when he meets Riff, a Filthy girl on the run, he discovers how ignorant he is of his home and its residents.

By Derek Benz and J.S. Lewis
As the four friends known as the Grey Griffins begin school at Iron Bridge Academy, where children with special powers like theirs are trained to fight evil beings, rumors surface that a mad scientist known as the Clockwork King is back, and the Griffins must defeat his robotic war machines before total devastation is unleashed upon the world.

By Philip Reeve
In an alternate Victorian England, young Arthur and his sister Myrtle, residents of Larklight, a floating house in one of Her Majesty's outer space territories, uncover a spidery plot to destroy the solar system.

By Sean O'Reilly and Kevin Hanna
 When a young mechanical girl finds companionship with a mutant circus boy, the two must overcome the obstacle of their warring families.

2 comments:

Mary Ann Miller said...

I love this! You guys always do such a good job on your displays!

Mary Ann Miller said...

I love this! You guys always do such great displays!