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The Battle Continues!

This is a struggle that has been waged since the beginning of time. Now it is your turn to defend the world against evil molecules and elements. The third book in the Adventures of the Elements book series forces Catherine and her brothers and sisters to confront their greatest fears.

When does a game become a dangerous battle for life? When the forces...
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Dangerous Games

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Overview

The Battle Continues!

This is a struggle that has been waged since the beginning of time. Now it is your turn to defend the world against evil molecules and elements. The third book in the Adventures of the Elements book series forces Catherine and her brothers and sisters to confront their greatest fears.

When does a game become a dangerous battle for life? When the forces of the element world collide in a struggle for control, games are no longer safe. An ordinary football scrimmage forces two brothers into a nightmarish flight for survival. A simple pool party leaves three sisters and their friends swimming for their lives.

In a desperate attempt to save humanity, the five brothers and sisters join the powers of the Rings of Enlightenment with the forces of the element guardians to destroy the cunning, villainous Ozzie Ozone and Clifton Chlorine. Yet, this monstrous molecule and element prove to be deadly, continuously using the secrets of the chemical realm to strike at the five siblings and element guardians.

Injured and confused, the human guardians seek refuge in a hospital only to stumble onto a murder and an evil doctor’s lethal scheme. Rapidly, their refuge disintegrates into a hospital of horrors. Only the bravest and most cunning human guardians dare venture into the terrifying evils lurking within Dangerous Games.

This is education through entertainment. Knowledge is power.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940014550246
  • Publisher: Alchemy Creative Inc
  • Publication date: 4/23/2012
  • Series: Adventures of the Elements , #3
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Age range: 9 - 12 Years
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

In his breakthrough children’s novel, Adventures of the Elements, Richard James derives his motivation from his educational experiences and his desire to create an entertaining and fun learning atmosphere. Richard achieves his goal of creating educational material by masquerading science and education as entertaining children's novels, trading card games, and media. The oldest of five, one brother and three sisters, Richard dedicates the adventures to his family especially his siblings who were inspirational in character development.

An Eagle Scout and valedictorian, Richard received a degree in biomedical engineering from Louisiana Tech University and interned at the VA Medical Center in Alexandria, Louisiana. He co-founded the nonprofit organization, Sports Society for American Health, which hosts sporting events for education and health especially for children.

Actively involved in community service throughout his life, Richard continues to receive attention not only for his literary talent, but also for his contributions to the local community and beyond. For instance, he was awarded the Key to the city of Beaumont, the Rotary Club’s Service above Self Award, the Coca-Cola Scholarship Foundation Award, and the Beaumont Hometown Hero Award for three consecutive years (2001 - 2003). In 2004, he received the National Catholic School Education (NSCE) Distinguished Graduate Award as the St. Anne's Catholic School Alumni of the Year. In December 2001, Richard represented the United States in carrying the Olympic Torch for the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Olympics.

True to his character, Richard views the children’s novel as an opportunity to give to the community in thanks for all he has received. He wishes to personally thank educators for the guidance and devotion they provide for all youth, the earth’s future. Recalling how tedious, intimidating and boring traditional textbook based education can be, Richard set out to show science, and for that matter all education, can be taught against a backdrop of adventure. The adventures cast science in a thrilling and suspenseful light through the fictional (but scientifically sound) personification of the elements.
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