Reviews and ramblings about children's and young adult literature by an absentminded middle school librarian. I keep my blog to remember what I've read and to celebrate the wonderful world of children's and young adult literature.
#tbt features Stormbreaker by Anthony Horowitz. This TMS favorite was published in England in 2000 and in the U.S. in 2001. It introduces fourteen-year-old orphan Alex Rider. After discovering that the story of his uncle's death in an auto accident was a lie, Alex is recruited by his uncle's employer, MI6, to complete the mission. Lots of action and a fast-pace are hallmarks of all the books in this series, There are twelve books so far, with the lucky number thirteen due out in February, 2020. Stormbreaker was a New York Times bestseller, sold over nine million copies worldwide, and was adapted into a graphic novel as well as a movie.