“A high-octane mix of modern adventure and ancient secrets. The Colossus Rises is Lerangis’s most gripping work yet. Young readers will love this story. I can’t wait to see what’s next in the Seven Wonders series!” —Rick Riordan, author of the Percy Jackson series
Percy Jackson meets Indiana Jones in master storyteller and 39 Clues author Peter Lerangis’s epic Seven Wonders series.
The Colossus Rises is the first installment of the bestselling five-book series chronicling the story of Jack McKinley, an ordinary kid with an extraordinary problem. In a few months, he’s going to die—unless he finds seven magic Loculi that have been hidden in the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
Young readers will learn all about the history and mysteries of the ancient world while savoring this unputdownable story from first page to last.--from the publisher
New York Times Bestselling Series!
368 pages 978-0062070401 Ages 10-14 (Grades 5-9)
Keywords: action/adventure, death, magic, ancient history, quest, Atlantis, power, genetic condition, supernatural, extraordinary powers, superpowers, mythical creatures
Read alikes: Percy Jackson series by Rick Riordan (Ages 9-14); School of Good and Evil series by Soman Chainan (Ages 10-14) i; The 39 Clues series by various authors (Ages 8-11)