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Barry Wolverton

Biography

Barry Wolverton

Barry Wolverton has been writing for children for 20 years, helping to create educational books, documentaries and online content for Discovery Networks, National Geographic, the Library of Congress, Scholastic and Time-Life Books.

Books by Barry Wolverton

by Barry Wolverton - Adventure, Children's, Children's 8-12, Fantasy, Science Fiction

After theharrowing and life-changing events at the Dragon’s Gate, Bren wants nothing more than to make his way back to England. But just because Bren is done with adventure does not mean adventure is done with him. Soon he’s fallen in with a mysterious Indian noblewoman bent on discovering an ancient power and leading her country against colonial rule. The only way home, it seems, is through helping her --- and as Bren wonders what she’s willing to sacrifice in order to return home a hero, he must ask himself the same questions.

Written by Barry Wolverton and illustrated by Dave Stevenson - Adventure, Children's 8-12, Fantasy, Fiction, Magic
Mouse is determined to follow the map to a place called the Dragon’s Gate, convinced it will explain who she really is and the powers she possesses. Bren has had enough adventure for one lifetime and would like nothing more than to return to his father in Map. But nothing goes according to plan when the survivors of the Albatross are rescued by Lady Jean Barrett, a charismatic archaeologist with a sense of destiny. The only way for Bren, Mouse, and Barrett to all get what they want is to work together on a dangerous journey into the heart of China, a kingdom long closed to outsiders, where the greatest secrets about Mouse and Bren are waiting to be unveiled.
by Barry Wolverton - Adventure, Fantasy

It's 1599, the Age of Discovery in Europe. But for Bren Owen, growing up in the small town of Map on the coast of Britannia has meant anything but adventure. That's when Bren meets a dying sailor, who gives him a strange gift that hides a hidden message. Cracking the code could lead Bren to a fabled lost treasure that could change his life forever, and that of his widowed father.