Alcatraz Versus the Scrivener's Bones
Alcatraz Smedry is back with a new mission!The Evil Librarians are still up to their antics and it's up to Alcatraz Smedry to put a stop to it! This second book will take Alcatraz and company on an exploration of the Library of Alexandria, which -- despite Librarian rumors -- was never destroyed.... show more
Alcatraz Smedry is back with a new mission!The Evil Librarians are still up to their antics and it's up to Alcatraz Smedry to put a stop to it! This second book will take Alcatraz and company on an exploration of the Library of Alexandria, which -- despite Librarian rumors -- was never destroyed. It is a mysterious place and everyone knows that it holds dark secrets. Can Alcatraz, with his talent for breaking things, break into this secret world? Or will the Evil Librarians once again prevail?
Publish date: November 1st 2008
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Pages no: 322
Edition language: English
Series: Alcatraz (#2)
Surprise, surprise, book two is as fun as the first book! These are going to be a family favorite, I can already tell. I'm off to tell my friends--and to start book 3. The Value of a Star: Ratings Explained
The second book in Brandon Sanderson's "Alcatraz" series proved to be so much fun, probably not with as much apparent zaniness as the first book, but I enjoyed it immensely. Yes, Alcatraz is still the lovable unreliable narrator that he was in the first book, but this book has him undertaking a dif...
The joke in this series is that Alcatraz's talent is to break things; the meta-joke is that Alcatraz breaks the story by lying, lying about lying, intruding on the story to explain its structure, and generally gumming up the narrative works. This second volume is less self-conscious and more relaxed...
Alcatraz is on his way to a safe place when he gets a call from his Grandfather, who is at the Library of Alexandria. The stronghold of the Librarians. His dad has entered and his Grandfather is going in after him. So Alcatraz, along with some new relatives, take a detour to rescue everyone. Inter...
So fun. So true. Review coming soon.