Raven’s Gate

Author: Anthony Horowitz Publication: 2008, Scholastic Pages: 272 Overall Rating: Rating for Action: Quantity of Action: Age Category: 9-12 Brief Summary: Matt is an orphan living with an aunt who doesn’t want him. Alone and penniless, he falls in with the wrong crowd and helps break into a warehouse where a security guard gets stabbed. […]

Skeleton Key – Alex Rider book 3

Author: Anthony Horowitz Publication: Speak, 2006 Pages: 352 Overall Rating:                         Rating for Action: Quantity of Action: Age Category: 9-12 Brief Summary: After stopping a member of a Chinese triad from rigging the Wimbledon tennis tournament, Alex is targeted for death by the gang.  […]

Point Blank – Alex Rider book 2

Author: Anthony Horowitz Publication: Speak, 2006 Pages: 304 Overall Rating:                         Rating for Action: Quantity of Action: Age Category: 9-12 Brief Summary: Alex pulls off a daring stunt to put a local drug dealer behind bars.  It’s a success, but his actions land him […]

Stormbreaker – Alex Rider book 1

Author: Anthony Horowitz Publication: Scholastic , 2000 Pages: 256 Overall Rating:                         Rating for Action: Quantity of Action: Age Category: 9 – 12 Brief Summary: Alex Rider’s uncle and guardian, Ian, has just died in a car accident.  But everything is not as it […]