Monday, January 31, 2011
Friday, January 28, 2011
Katherine, Children's Librarian from Pacific Park likes:
Finished reading The Last Olympian and looking for more Greek mythology from author Rick Riordan? Well, the search is over. Riordan has begun a fantastic new series called The Heroes of Olympus with the first book The Lost Hero. The story is set just one year after the battle of the Titans. Percy has gone missing and Annabeth, sick with worry, is led to three new powerful demigods, Jason, Piper and Leo. Told from points-of-view of Jason, Piper and Leo, the three must undertake a quest to save one of the gods, while Annabeth goes off in search of Percy. With the blending of old and new characters, exciting plot twists and villains more powerful and cunning than the Titans, it will be hard to wait for book two in the series! For grades 4 – 8.
Monday, January 24, 2011
Friday, January 21, 2011
The Blue Shoe: A Tale of Thievery, Villainy, Sorcery and Shoes by Roderick Townley is for readers in grades 4th- 6th.
Thursday, January 20, 2011
Tuesday, January 18, 2011
What would you choose, your freedom or your home? In the “Museum of Thieves,” Lian Tanner writes about a world where children are protected from every danger, even cuts and bruises. In the city of Jewel, they are chained to their parents and forced to obey the Blessed Guardians. When the age of “separation” is lowered, parents worry about the implications. Jewel is a safe place now but wasn’t always. Goldie, who’s only 12, learns this after running away. She discovers terrible secrets in the city’s museum. Jewel is in danger and Goldie must grow up, fast, in order to save it. The first book in a new trilogy.
A fast-paced, richly imagined fantasy. For grades 5-8.