Jonah, Katherine, Chip, and another boy, Alex, have no preparation before they are sent back to 1483 at the Tower of London, with the promise that they can return to the present if they can repair history. They quickly discover that Chip and Alex’s true identities are the 13-year-old King Edward... show more
Jonah, Katherine, Chip, and another boy, Alex, have no preparation before they are sent back to 1483 at the Tower of London, with the promise that they can return to the present if they can repair history. They quickly discover that Chip and Alex’s true identities are the 13-year-old King Edward V and his 10-year-old brother, Richard, Duke of York. But before Chip can enjoy being the king of England, they discover that they are virtually prisoners—and that their uncle wants them dead. How can the kids repair time and return home when according to history, Chip and Alex were murdered?
Publish date: August 3rd 2010
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
Series: The Missing (#2)
Ok. Not as good as the first. Reminded me a lot of the Magic Treehouse as opposed to a YA novel. Events felt random and forced, and there was always a 21st century gadget to save them. Not looking forward tot he rest of the series.
I was in need of a light read, so I grabbed this from my kids' shelf. For middle grade readers, it may be a 4-star, for me a 3.This is the second book in Haddix's series that features endangered children from history who are kidnapped by time travelers in order to protect them from their fate. Being...
*Spoilers for Book One* I absolutely loved the first one, Found, of this series. This one, book two, however is just not my favorite. It delves more into science fiction and history whereas I wanted more character and thought. Picking up right where we leave off in book one, Jonah, Chip, and Cat...
Picking up right where the previous book left off, Sent kicks off the actual time traveling portion of the series by stranding viewpoint character Jonah and his friend, Chip, in the 15th century. See, Jonah and Chip (and about thirty other kids) aren't originally from the 21st century. Each of them ...
This was great fun. Two kids are sent into 1483 to be the princes in the tower, nephews of Richard the third. Their friends go along to help out. Adventure, excitement, history, pathos, and scheming adults. Just the thing for kids who previously enjoyed [b:Magic Tree House #1-4|111402|Magic Tree Hou...
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