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  The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles

The Young Indiana Jones adventure novels (based on TV series):


With the release of The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles TV-series in 1992 Lucasfilm gave authorization to several authors to write adaptations of some chronicles.<br> Random House published 8 English adaptations, Ballantine Books published 2, Golden Books 1, Golden Star Reader also 1 and 2 British adaptations.


01. The Mummy's Curse


 

Adapted by: Megan Stine & H. William Stine
Publisher: Random Hourse
Publish Date: May 1992
Based on: Egypt, May 1908 (Curse of the Jackal)

Synopsis:
Nine-year-old Indiana Jones his excitemen at learning about archaeology from none other than T.E. Lawrence (of Arabia) soon sours when a man guarding a newly opened tomb is murdered...


02. Field of Death


  Adapted by: Les Martin
Publisher: Random Hourse
Publish Date: May 1992
Based on: Verdun, September 1916

Synopsis:
Serving as a front-line courier during World War I, seventeen-year-old Indiana Jones is shocked to find French generals sending their men out on hopeless missions and decides to try to stop the waste of human life...


03. Safari Sleuth


 

Adapted by: A.L. Singer
Publisher: Random Hourse
Publish Date: May 1992
Based on: British East Africa, September 1909

Synopsis:
On a mission to shoot specimens for the Smithsonian with none other than Teddy Roosevelt, ten-year-old Indiana Jones finds that his own life is endangered when he sets off to find a vanishing species of gazelle...


04. The Secret Peace


 

Adapted by: William McCay
Publisher: Random Hourse
Publish Date: May 1992
Based on: Austria, March 1917

Synopsis:
A secret agent for the French during the First World War, Indiana Jones embarks on a dangerous mission in Austria, and is determined to help the Austrian emperor get his country out of the war...


05. Trek of Doom


 

Adapted by: Les Martin
Publisher: Random Hourse
Publish Date: October 1992
Based on: German East Africa, December 1916

Synopsis:
German East Africa, seventeen-year-old Indiana Jones joins an expedition from the Belgian Congo, a mission that soon becomes hampered by illness, ambush, desertion, and mutiny...


06. Revolution!


 

Adapted by: Gavin Scott
Publisher: Random Hourse
Publish Date: October 1992
Based on: Petrograd, July 1917

Synopsis:
While working with French Intelligence in Petrograd, eighteen-year-old Indiana Jones discovers a plot against his Russian friends, some of whom may be massacred by Cossacks because of their political activities...


07. Race To Danger


 

Adapted by: Stephanie Calmenson
Publisher: Random Hourse
Publish Date: May 1993
Based on: Princeton, February 1916

Synopsis:
In search of transportation for his prom, sixteen-year-old Indiana Jones heads for the laboratories of Thomas Edison, only to find himself caught up in an investigation into the theft of the designs for a new electric car...


08. Prisoner of War


 

Adapted by: Les Martin
Publisher: Random Hourse
Publish Date: May 1993
Based on: The Somme, August 1916 and Germany, August 1916

Synopsis:
Held prisoner in a German fortress, seventeen-year-old Indiana Jones joins forces with a young French captain, Charles de Gaulle, to plan a daring escape...



Original Young Indy Novels


A few authors received authorization from Lucasfilm to write original Young Indiana Jones novels in 1990. These novels are not adaptations of any Young Indy TV-series but are completely original stories that fit Indy's timeline.


01. Young Indiana Jones and the Plantation Treasure


  Author: William McCay
Publisher: Random Hourse
Publish Date: 1990

Synopsis:
Young Indiana Jones his father, is in Georgetown lecturing at
the university on medieval literature. Indy, however, travels
to the Carolinas where he follows the trail of a Civil War slave
in the Underground Railroad.

 


02. Young Indiana Jones and the Tomb of Terror


  Author: Les Martin
Publisher: Random Hourse
Publish Date: 1990

Synopsis:
In one of his first meetings with Marcus Brody, Indy helps him
in his hunt for archaeological artifacts in Egypt. Together,
they discover a valuable ring that may be from the
not-yet-officially-discovered tomb of King Tutankhamen. They
also cross swords with German spies and narrowly escape the
last major outbreak of the bubonic plague. And that all with
his new friend, the young boy Sallah.

 


03. Young Indiana Jones and the Circle of Death


  Author: William McCay
Publisher: Random Hourse
Publish Date: 1990

Synopsis:
Indy and a boarding school pal, Herman Mueller, aid Herman's
father on a research trip to Stonehenge. They soon discover
that someone is trying to sabotage the dig as they are
confronted by a magic wielding German spy. Indy and Herman
barely escape injury with some questionable help from the
ancient stones themselves and the power of the rising sun
focused through the saboteur's magic crown.

 


04. Young Indiana Jones and the Secret City


  Author: Les Martin
Publisher: Random Hourse
Publish Date: 1990

Synopsis:
Immediately after his French escapade, Indy is dragged to
Constantinople as his father pursues the Holy Grail. Luckily,
also joining him is Herman Mueller and together they
investigate the trail of a knife believed to be linked to the
legend of Cain and Abel (Cain and Abel where sons of Adam
and Eve; Cain slew Abel out of jealously). Their adventure is
cut somewhat short when Indy's father hears of the
assassination of Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand and leaves
Turkey.

 


05. Young Indiana Jones and the Princess of Peril


  Author: Les Martin
Publisher: Random Hourse
Publish Date: 1991

Synopsis:
Young Indiana Jones his summer of 1913 ends with a brief
jaunt to Russia and a meeting with the hereditary Georgian
princess, Tamar. Afterwards he rejoins his father in Armenia
who is on a side trip studying the Crusades.

 


06. Young Indiana Jones and the Gypsy Revenge


  Author: Les Martin
Publisher: Random Hourse
Publish Date: 1991

Synopsis:
Indy's school in Utah burns down, ending the year early.
Making sure that Indy doesn't lose out in his studies, his
father sends him off with a graduate assistant to southern
France. The goal of their trip is to find a letter from King Louis
IX, send before the king's second crusade. Instead they find a
jewel-encrusted crown swiped from Louis by gypsies.

 


07. Young Indiana Jones and the Ghostly Riders


  Author: William McCay
Publisher: Random Hourse
Publish Date: 1991

Synopsis:
Young Indy is in a boarding school in England while his father
lectures at Cambridge University. This does nothing to slow
down Indy's adventures, however. Between a corrupt mine
owner, a ring that may have belonged to the court of King
Arthur and the mystique of Samhaim (All Hallow's Eve), Indy
has little trouble filling in the time between classes.

 


08. Young Indiana Jones and the Curse of the Ruby Cross


  Author: William McCay
Publisher: Random Hourse
Publish Date: 1991

Synopsis:
Young Indy discovers the power of an Italian curse placed
upon a cross made from the sword hilt of a Norman warrior. He
helps an old friend (Lizzie Ravenall, who was involved in his
Underground Railroad adventure) locate the cross while an a
break in New York City.

 


09. Young Indiana Jones' Titanic Adventure


  Author: Les Martin
Publisher: Random Hourse
Publish Date: 1993

Synopsis:
Young Indiana Jones visits Great Britain and is invited to high
tea with Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Soon after, young Indy
travels on the ill-fated ocean liner, the Titanic. He and his
tutor, Helen Seymour, narrowly escape the fate that claimed
more than 1.517 lives.

 


10. Young Indiana Jones and the Lost Gold of Durango


 

Author: Megan Stine & H. William Stine
Publisher: Random Hourse
Publish Date: 1993

Synopsis:
Young Indiana Jones meets an Anasazi man who claims to be
Billy the Kid in the late summer of 1912. With Billy the Kid's
help, young Indy stops a pair of bank robbers.


11. Young Indiana Jones and the Face of the Dragon


 

Autor: William McCay
Publisher: Random Hourse
Publish Date: 1994

Synopsis:
When the Joneses leave Honolulu, they encounter troubles as
their steamer is intercepted by a Japanese naval vessel.
Young Indy discovers soon after that someone has smuggled
a golden Chinese dragon statuette in his luggage, which he
hides from the Japanese inspectors. Once they reach the
mainlan

hd, the statuette becomes object of a desperate hunt
by Chinese, Japanese and German factions.


12. Young Indiana Jones and the Journey to the Underworld


 

Author: Megan Stine & H. William Stine
Publisher: Random Hourse
Publish Date: 1994

Synopsis:
Henry Jones Sr. allows Indy to travel to London for one last
vacation before returning to school. While there, Indy
discovers (through a bit of misfortune) that an ancient Greek
bowl is a forgery. Indy and his father then travel to Greece in
search of the stolen artifact.


13. Young Indiana Jones and the Mountain of Fire


 

Author: William McCay
Publisher: Random Hourse
Publish Date: 1994

Synopsis:
Far from the problems in Europe, the Joneses travel to China
in search of more Grail clues. However, in Honolulu, one of
their stopovers on the way, the war catches up. Young Indy's
adventure in Honolulu pits him against a very active volcano
and a German agent intent on killing a British professor.


14. Young Indiana Jones and the Pirates' Loot


 

Author: J.N. Fox
Publisher: Random Hourse
Publish Date: 1994

Synopsis:
While young Indy's father lectures in Boston. He travels a bit
with Helen Seymour (it is her first time in America) along the
New England coast and engages in a treasure hunt after
hearing tales of Captain Kidd's exploits.


15. Young Indiana Jones and the Eye of the Tiger


 

Author: William McCay
Publisher: Random Hourse
Publish Date: 1995

Synopsis:
Indy and his father travel to India where he meets and
befriends Prince Kasim. The royal guard tells Indy and Kasim
not to touch the ancient tiger's-eye amulet, but Kasim refuses
to listen and begins wearing it around his neck. When a tiger
is seen stalking the area, Indy notices that Kasim has
mysteriously disappeared. He begins to wonder if his friend
could have changed into the dreaded legendary beast - the
weretiger. Indy sets out to find the answer and save his
friend from the curse of the amulet.


16. Young Indiana Jones and the Mask of the Madman


 

Author: Megan Stine & H. William Stine
Publisher: Random Hourse
Publish Date: 1996

Synopsis:
...


YIJC choose your own adventure books:


all adapted by Richard Brightfield, Bantam Books, 1992-1993

The Valley of the Kings
based on Egypt, May 1908 (Curse of the Jackal)

South of the Border
based on Mexico, March 1916 (Curse of the Jackal)

Revolution In Russia
based on Petrograd, July 1917

Masters of the Louvre
based on Paris, July 1908

African Safari
based on British East Africa, September 1909

Behind the Great Wall
based on Peking, March 1910

The Roaring Twenties
based on Mystery of the Blues

The Irish Rebellion
based on Ireland, April 1916



The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles graphic novels:


The Curse of the Jackal
by Dan Barry, 1992

The Search for the Oryx
by Dan Barry, 1992

The Peril of the Fort
by Dan Barry, 1992



The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles novelizations


The Mata Hari Affair
adapted by James Luceno, Ballantine Books, 1992
based on Paris, October 1916



The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles golden books:


The Mummy's Curse
adapted by Parker Smith, 1992
based on Egypt, May 1908 (Curse of the Jackal)

Safari in Africa
adapted by Sally Bell, 1992
based on British East Africa, September 1909

Perilous Puzzles
1992, no author or editor is listed for this book. It is a collection of puzzles (crossword, find the words, maze, decipher the code, etc)



The Young Indiana Jones stepping stone books:


Young Indiana Jones and the Ring of Power
Random House, June 1998, ISBN 0-6798-9049


Misc


Young Indiana Jones Chronicles poster book
1992, scenes from TV series

Young Indiana Jones Chronicles activity book
1992, sticker fun

Lost Diaries of Young Indiana Jones
by Eric D. Weiner, 1994

The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles, On the Set and Behind the Scenes
by Dan Madsen, 90 pages
Bantam Books, April 1992, ISBN 0-553-37006-5

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