Where were you when it happened? Where were you when Monsters roamed the earth . . .
Thad Bartok studies monsters in his free time, but when schools are shut down because of a sudden attack, he learns that his worst nightmare has come true -- real live monsters are appearing on his shores. In a quest to save his loved ones, Thad joins fellow classmates Kales and Beechwood aboard a monster-hunting vessel, along with a crazy captain, a renegade pirate, and a magical water hound. But when they discover a mysterious radio signal claiming to have an answer to it all, their ship plunges into monster infested waters. Will Thad be able to retrieve the monster-killing serum from behind enemy lines? How will a mythical Telescope from a legendary pirate help him in his quest? And will he have what it takes to face his fear and save the world?
1. Telescope Jim
When secret buccaneer Longfellow Jim includes a misfit teen in his conning scheme, sixteen-year old "Miles," who has been exiled to the South Seas for bad behavior, is unintentionally involved in a plot of stealing treasure
2. Toothless Jim
Sixteen-year old Miles is born with a desire for battle and forced to wash dishes . . . But when wild and dangerous Toothless Jim washes ashore, Miles finds himself captain of a crew loyal to Longfellow Jim.
3. Geronimo Jim
Being a secret pirate is no easy thing for Sixteen-year old Miles who is a dishwasher in the South Seas . . . But when a convict floats ashore after escaping an ocean prison, Miles' life is suddenly endangered.
4. Submarine Jim
Miles the Mutineer is trying to stay out of trouble, and when a gang of convicts track a mad shark-hunter to his door, he can't help shying away . . . until the shark they find proves to be hiding a map to the largest treasure in the South Seas.
5. Quicksand Jim
When Miles the Mutineer discovers a map in the bones of a giant mammoth, he is plunged into a feud between pirate factions, at the center of which is a dangerous treasure.