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Escape from Harvard: Episode 4 of the Time Card Series
     

Escape from Harvard: Episode 4 of the Time Card Series

by Enzo Silvestri
 

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The Time Card series follows the adventures and fortunes of three friends – Blue, Jesse, and Ellie – as they use the contents of their newly found case to travel to diverse and exotic places. Their middle school studies come alive as they interact with historical figures of their country and the world, while at the same time struggling to not change the

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The Time Card series follows the adventures and fortunes of three friends – Blue, Jesse, and Ellie – as they use the contents of their newly found case to travel to diverse and exotic places. Their middle school studies come alive as they interact with historical figures of their country and the world, while at the same time struggling to not change the timeline or upset the course of history. Trying to hide the case from present day bullies, the friends try to stay one step ahead of their arch enemies Ryan Johnson and Jake Barker, not to mention sinister otherworld forces that are determined to find the time card.

In Episode 4, Tam Harnik, the pilot from afar continues his search for the missing Time Card case. He tries to remain undetected in the small town of St. Andrews by melting in with the general population. Ellie has a school paper due and talks Blue and Jesse into using the time card to gather research at Harvard. The kids run into trouble when Harvard security questions why three kids are on campus and Ellie tells them the truth. Blue and Jesse have to rescue her from the flabbergasted adults and a Daktar alien.

Join the kids as they explore new worlds, battle bullies, deal with family issues, and ultimately try to save the world. Each episode of The Time Card is aimed at young readers as short stories that can be read in a single sitting. As English teachers, we are always on the lookout for stories that our students (middle/high school) are interested in reading. We've found that most young readers (heck, ‘en many adults!) who are reluctant to read balk at long stories. We really wanted to offer them short, engaging fiction stories, so we created The Time Card series. Anyone will enjoy the stories while learning about history, dealing with social situations, and improving vocabulary and reading skills.

We hope you and your children enjoy these stories as much as we are enjoying writing them!

Product Details

BN ID:
2940045951975
Publisher:
Karenzo Media
Publication date:
05/18/2014
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
212 KB

Meet the Author

Karen Silvestri - Author and Editor
Karen has published several non-fiction books and eBooks. Her specialty is memoirs, eBook writing/layout, and academic proofreading. In addition to teaching and freelance work, Karen also leads workshops in Creative Writing, Poetry and Journal Therapy, and Memoir Writing. She has studied genealogy and personal histories since 1987, lecturing and leading workshops on Memoir Writing and Journaling to the community since 1998. Karen holds a BA in English and has studied Literature, Business, and Education at the graduate level. She currently works at a community college in Lumberton, N.C. as an English instructor and Instructional Specialist.

Enzo Silvestri - Author
As well as writing and composing in English and Italian, Enzo, an Australian, is also fluent in Hebrew, Spanish, and Swedish. Enzo has published two novels and several books of poetry. He attended Christian Heritage College in Brisbane, Australia, where he completed a BA in English & History, and began teaching. After studying Children's Literature, he turned his hand to writing, and wrote the Tsami & Tsado trilogy. He then completed a B.Ed in Italian & English and an MA in Applied Linguistics at the University of Queensland. He has published three volumes of poetry, and a trilogy of eschatological novels, The Fig Tree, Rock of Ages and Thief in the Night. Enzo has taught at various colleges and universities in Florida and North Carolina, and currently teaches at a community college in Fayetteville, N.C.

Megan McMillan - Illustrator
Megan McMillan is a young artist resident to Saint Pauls, North Carolina. She is currently working on getting her Bachelors in Graphic Design. She has a love for all forms of art, including writing. She has a heart for fantasy and science fiction.

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