Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Book Review: The Copper Gauntlet

THE COPPER GAUNTLET by Holly Black and Cassandra Clare is the exciting second book is the popular Magisterium series.
When Callum discovers his father’s secret room, he feels like he must leave home forever. However when a copper gauntlet known as the Alkahest is stolen, Call realizes that he must find his father to prevent an evil foe from unleashing the ultimate enemy. Filled with mystery and deepening friendships, youth will enjoy this sequel to The Iron Trial.
Black and Clare make a superb writing team. By combining their skills, they’re able to bridge the children’s and young adult audiences and create a world perfect for their tween audience.
Librarians will find a growing fan base for this fantasy series. Equally popular with girls and boys, this coming-of-age adventure addresses themes of loyalty, honesty, and heroism perfect for the target audience. Consider a Magisterium event featuring magical events focusing on air, fire, earth, water.. and a little chaos thrown in for fun.
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Published by Scholastic on September 1, 2015.