The Red Pyramid Rick Riordan

The Red Pyramid

Author: Rick Riordan
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The Red Pyramid
Rick Riordan
The bestselling author of Percy Jackson and the Olympians takes on ancient Egypt in the first book of a trilogy that offers a modern-day portal into a rich fantastical world of ancient myth."Fans of the Riordan magic--equal parts danger, myth, and irreverence--will embrace this new series with open arms."-The Horn Book #1 New York Times best-seller Rick Riordan, a master at making mythology fun and relevant, takes on ancient Egypt Told in two points of view, one male and one female Combines witty, relatable heroes, gods and monsters, prophecies and curses, and non-stop action Ideal for middle grade readers, but older readers will enjoy it, too Soon to be adapted into a movie for Netflix, with Rick attached as producer Since their mother's death, Carter and Sadie have become near strangers. While Sadie has lived with her grandparents in London, her brother has traveled the world with their father, the brilliant Egyptologist, Dr. Julius Kane. One night, Dr. Kane brings the siblings together for a "research experiment" at the British Museum, where he hopes to set things right for his family. Instead, he unleashes the Egyptian god Set, who banishes him to oblivion and forces the children to flee for their lives. Soon, Sadie and Carter discover that the gods of Egypt are waking, and the worst of them--Set?has his sights on the Kanes. To stop him, the siblings embark on a dangerous journey across the globe -- a quest that brings them ever closer to the truth about their family, and their links to a secret order that has existed since the time of the pharaohs.Binding Type: HardcoverAuthor: Rick RiordanPublisher: Disney-HyperionPublished: 05/04/2010ISBN: 9781423113386Pages: 528Weight: 1.54lbsSize: 8.66h x 5.50w x 1.50dAward: Buckeye Children's Book Award - NomineeAward: Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Award - WinnerAward: South Carolina Childrens, Junior and Young Adult Book Award - NomineeAward: Iowa Teen Award - NomineeAward: Colorado Blue Spruce Award - NomineeAward: Colorado Children's Book Award - Runner-UpAward: Delaware Diamonds Award - WinnerReview Citations: Publishers Weekly 04/12/2010 pg. 51Kirkus Review - Children 04/15/2010Booklist 05/15/2010 pg. 53School Library Journal 06/01/2010 pg. 118New York Times Book Review 06/06/2010 pg. 23Horn Book Magazine 07/01/2010 pg. 121Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 09/01/2010Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2010 - Superior,Well Above AverageSLJ's Best Books 12/01/2010 pg. 32Shelf Awareness 01/01/0001BookPage 05/01/2010Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 137173 / Red PyramidReading Level: 4.5 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 18

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