Book reviews and recommendations, Children 10-12, Young Adult 12-15

Percy Jackson and the Lightening Thief

Author: Rick Riordan  Reviewed by: Aoife Kerr, Leixlip Branch Ages 8 and up Percy Jackson is a good kid, but he can't seem to focus on his schoolwork or control his temper. And lately, being away at boarding school is only getting worse - Percy could have sworn his pre-algebra teacher turned into a monster… Continue reading Percy Jackson and the Lightening Thief

Children 10-12

Orphans of the Tide

Author: Struan Murray Genre: Children's Fiction ages 10-12 Review by: Elaine A fantasy book for ages 10 plus. The inventive, unique setting is well crafted with very strong mythology and well developed characters. Struan Murray has also put an unusual twist on the adversary. Children will find it difficult to put this fast-paced, absorbing book… Continue reading Orphans of the Tide