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Best Modern Adventure Books to Read

Until you’ve consumed all of the best Modern Adventure books, can you even claim to be a true fan?

1. Ramona’s Adventure (Modern Dramas 4) (2008)

Best Modern Adventure Books to ReadIn Ramona’s Adventure, by Elizabeth Neblett, students will read about Ramona Rivera, a widowed florist from New Jersey. Life still holds some surprises for Ramona, as she discovers when she goes to Mexico for a few weeks to take care of her mother. Modern Dramas 1-4 (Beginning to High Intermediate) Modern Dramas will keep your students turning the pages to find out what happens next. Each book in thie four-level series tells the lively, action-filled story of a memorable main character. Features *Fast-paced contemporary stories told in episodes *Varied reading comprehension…
Author(s): Elizabeth Neblett

2. Modern Art Adventures: 36 Creative, Hands-On Projects Inspired by Artists from Monet to Banksy (2015)

Best Modern Adventure Books to Read Modern Art Adventures introduces young artists to groundbreaking masterpieces and fresh techniques, then lets them loose to create their own works of art. Authors and educators Maja Pitamic and Jill Laidlaw explore the stories and meanings behind 18 well-known works of modern art—including Frida Kahlo’s Self-portrait with Small Monkey, Edvard Munch’s The Scream, Jackson Pollock’s Lavender Mist, and Banksy’s Flower—giving readers inspiration for these kid-tested, exciting, and creative projects. Children create…
Author(s): Maja Pitamic, Jill Laidlaw

3. Currant Events (Xanth, No. 28) (2005)

Best Modern Adventure Books to ReadWhen Clio, the Muse of History, sat down to pen the twenty-eighth volume in the Chronicles of Xanth, she was stunned to discover it was already there! And, what was worse, it was totally unreadable, for the words on its pages were fuzzed beyond comprehension.Vexed and bewildered, and more than a little concerned, Clio resolved to leave the quiet comfort of her study on the slopes of Mount Parnassus, and ask her old friend, the Good Magician Humfrey, to search a solution to her problem in his Book of Answers.But, much to her consternation, Humfrey…
Author(s): Piers Anthony

4. Flight Maps (2000)

Best Modern Adventure Books to ReadIn five sharply drawn chapters, Flight Maps charts the ways in which Americans have historically made connections—and missed connections—with nature. Beginning with an extraordinary chapter on the extinction of the Passenger Pigeon and the accompanying belligerent early view of nature's inexhaustibility, Price then moves on to discuss the Audubon Society's founding campaign in the 1890s against the extravagant use of stuffed birds to decorate women's hats. At the heart of the book is an improbable and extremely witty history of the plastic pink…
Author(s): Jennifer Price

5. Zeus Is Dead: A Monstrously Inconvenient Adventure (2014)

Best Modern Adventure Books to ReadYou probably saw the press conference. Nine months ago, Zeus’s murder catapulted the Greek gods back into public life. Now the whole pantheon revels in new temples, casinos, and media empires—except Apollo. An overachiever with a bursting portfolio of godly duties, the amount of email alone he receives from rapacious mortals turns each day into a living hell.Yet there may be hope, if only he can return Zeus to life! With the aid of Thalia, the muse of comedy and science fiction, Apollo will risk his very godhood to help sarcastic TV producer…
Author(s): Michael G. Munz

6. The Dawn Country (People of the Longhouse, Book 2) (2011)

Best Modern Adventure Books to ReadThe epic tale that began in People of the Longhouse continues in this second book of the thrilling new Iroquois quartet by New York Times and USA Today bestselling authors and archaeologists Kathleen O’Neal Gear and W. Michael Gear. War Chief Koracoo and Deputy Gonda of the Standing Stone People have successfully rescued their children, Odion and Tutelo, from Gannajero the Trader. Known as the Crow, Gannajero is a figure out of nightmare―a witch who steals children. Odion’s friend Wrass is still held captive, along with several other children, in Gannajero’s camp, and Koracoo and Gonda are determined to save them all. This time, Koracoo…
Author(s): W. Michael Gear, Kathleen O’Neal Gear

7. A Prayer for the Ship (The Modern Naval Fiction Library) (2005)

Best Modern Adventure Books to ReadSmall, quick-moving torpedo boats played a vital role in protecting the Allied convoys in the English Channel and the North Sea during World War II, and Sub-Lieutenant Clive Royce is newly assigned to MTB 1991, joining a crew already seasoned by death and fear. Now it is up to him to take the place of their dead first lieutenant and earn the respect of his captain and crewmates….
Author(s): Douglas Reeman

8. A Shadow in Summer: Book One of The Long Price Quartet (2007)

Best Modern Adventure Books to ReadThe powerful city-state of Saraykeht is a bastion of peace and culture, a major center of commerce and trade. Its economy depends on the power of the captive spirit, Seedless, an andat bound to the poet-sorcerer Heshai for life. Enter the Galts, a juggernaut of an empire committed to laying waste to all lands with their ferocious army. Saraykeht, though, has always been too strong for the Galts to attack, but now they see an opportunity. If they can dispose of Heshai, Seedless’s bonded poet-sorcerer, Seedless will perish and the entire city will fall. With secret forces inside the city, the Galts…
Author(s): Daniel Abraham

9. My Adventures as an Illustrator: Norman Rockwell (1995)

Best Modern Adventure Books to ReadIn this autobiography, Norman Rockwell describes his early struggles to become an artist: his rising career as a popular illustrator of magazines and advertisements; his experiences with colleagues, models, and clients; his periods of self-doubt and how he overcame them. Examples of Rockwell’s art include both old favourites and less familiar works. Tom Rockwell, the artist’s son, who worked with his father to produce this book in 1960, added an afterword on the artist’s last years for this edition….
Author(s): Norman Rockwell

Best Modern Adventure Books to Read

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some modern adventure books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

A Gateway to Modern Mathematics Adventures in Iterations II ( Volume 2 ) by Shailesh A Shirali Ramanujan Mathematical Society Little Mathematical Treasures INMO IMO Math Olympiad

Author(s): Shailesh A Shirali Ramanujan Mathematical Society Little Mathematical Treasures
Publisher: Universities Press Ramanujan Mathematical Society, Year: 2019, Size: 58 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2318964

A Gateway to Modern Mathematics Adventures in Iteration I (Little Mathematical Treasures) by Shailesh Shirali Universities Press

Author(s): Shailesh Shirali
Publisher: Universities Press, Year: 2019, Size: 3 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2345824

A Gateway to Modern Mathematics Adventures in Iteration II by Shailes Shirali Ramanujan Mathematical Society Universities Press

Author(s): Shailes Shirali Ramanujan Mathematical Society
Publisher: Universities Press, Year: 2019, Size: 3 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2345918

Scholarly Adventures in Digital Humanities: Making The Modernist Archives Publishing Project

Author(s): Claire Battershill, Helen Southworth, Alice Staveley, Michael Widner, Elizabeth Willson Gordon, Nicola Wilson
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan, Year: 2017, Size: 10 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1698256

The Magical Adventures of Mary Parish: The Occult World of Seventeenth-Century London

Author(s): Frances Timbers
Publisher: Truman State University Press, Year: 2016, Size: 12 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1709663

The Vietnam War An Interactive Modern History Adventure

Author(s): Michael Burgan
Publisher: Capstone Press, Year: 2014, Size: 11 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2095739

The Epic Adventure of Nhamo the Manyika Warrior and his Sexy Wife Chipo

Author(s): Denton Chikura
Publisher: Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, Year: 2013, Size: 1 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1201550

Amish Quilts―The Adventure Continues: Featuring 21 Projects from Traditional to Modern

Author(s): Lynn Koolish
Publisher: C&T Publishing, Year: 2013, Size: 16 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2094019

Please note that this booklist is not errorless. Some books are absolutely best-sellers according to Los Angeles Times, others are drafted by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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