Thursday, March 22, 2012
Amulet by Kazu Kibuishi
The adventures of Emily, Navin, and the friends they meet are not at all limited to saving the children's mother; it would seem the wearer of the amulet--a stonekeeper--is destined for greater battles in this land of Alledia. These first four volumes are filled with action, intrigue, bravery, sacrifice, and suspense enough to really captivate all readers, even those who are initially drawn only to the bright, engaging illustrations. I'll be recommending this series for readers third grade and up who are interested in stories of adventure, fantasy, and the power in every child. Recommended for reluctant readers as well.