Friday, December 11, 2009

Today's Podcast 12/11/2009

  • MacHale, D. J. RAVEN RISE
    New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2008
    IL 5-8, RL 4.8
    ISBN 1416914188
    Raven Rise (Pendragon # 9) Bobby Pendragon remains trapped on Ibarra unaware that everyone is not as they seem. He is working to rebuild the village of Rayne which can’t happen overnight. Saint Dane has lost the battle, but is that the end of the war? Pendragon’s friends, Courtney and Mark return to Second Earth to discover a changed world, people who have green tattoos of a five-pointed star. Who are they? What does the tattoo represent? A charismatic cult leader has risen to power. Is this leader somehow connected to Saint Dane? The Convergence, Saint Dane’s final quest begins with Pendragon out of the picture and unable to communicate with his friends. Alder, Patrick, and eventually Bobby return to Second Earth to stop this cult from changing the future.
    Reviewed by Cindy Fiegenbaum for Colorado Blue Spruce Young Adult Book Award

    tags: podcasts, stateawards, colorado

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