Un'antica moneta Maya è l'unico ricordo che Jake e Kady Ransom hanno dei loro genitori. Un reperto unico e affascinante, nonché la chiave per farli entrare in un mondo sconosciuto, popolato da civiltà scomparse da secoli...
Spaesati e atterriti, i giovani Ransom dovranno attingere a tutto il loro coraggio per sopravvivere in quel mondo sconosciuto e pericoloso, perché sul loro destino incombe l’ombra del re Teschio, un malvagio stregone che stava aspettando proprio l’arrivo di Jake...
- ISBN: 8850251602
- Casa Editrice: TEA
- Pagine: 408
- Data di uscita: 04-10-2018
The good: The plentiful action and thrills, as well as the exotic setting and people, should grab and hold the attention of readers who love adventure. Even reluctant readers may give this one a whirl if it's booktalked with maximum verve, and it might be a fun read-aloud for a 5th or 6th grade clas Leggi tutto
On a break from Middleton Prep, Jacob Ransom and his older sister, Katherine (Kady) are accidentally transported to a mysterious place inhabited and governed by a mixture of cultural groups from different times and places: Mayan, Roman, Egyptian, Sumerian, Medieval, Norse, and even Neanderthal. The
My thoughts on the book is that it has a good plot and the characters develop throughout the time. An example of the characters developing through the story of the book is Jake who is a kid who does adventurous things such as discovering things about the Mayans. And discovering things about the worl Leggi tutto
First of all, the plot! I was thinking about it and wondering, WHY THE HELL I DIDN'T THINK OF IT EARLIER?! I very much liked the setting and the story he cooked. A really nice plot. The characters were good. Good enough for a YA book. The pacing? I think it was perfect. The writing style? Typical Roll Leggi tutto
a bit too nerdy, perhaps
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