Project Tag: <span>adventure</span>

Episode 030 – Ronan Boyle and the Bridge of…

Fourteen year old Ronan Boyle is the thinnest member of the Irish police force, the Garda. This makes him perfect for a special mission involving the secretive branch of the Garda that deals with leprechauns and fairies, namely fitting down a narrow hole.

So begins Ronan’s career with the Special Unit, and his relationship with those hard-drinking swindlers, the leprechauns.

Ronan Boyle and the Bridge of Riddles by Thomas Lennon (reviewed by Mirabel Power, age 10)

Episode 029 – Artemis Fowl

Holly Short is the first female officer of the Lower Elements Police and she is killing it. Tough, smart, and constantly in trouble with her boss, she is ready to handle any challenge the fairy folk can throw at her.

But 12 year old criminal mastermind Artemis Fowl is no fairy, and he also has something to prove…

Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer, reviewed by Leilani age 13.

Episode 028 – Rat Rule 79

It’s the day before Fred’s 13 birthday when she sees her mom walk into a giant lantern and disappear!

Fred decides to go after her mom and is transported on a spectacular journey to find a mysterious leader called the Rat Queen.

Rat Rule 79 by Rivka Galchen (reviewed by Mirabel, age 9)

Episode 027 – Nick of Time

What do you get when you mix Treasure Island with Back to the Future and set it all on a small island standing between England and a Nazi invasion?

Pirates! Adventure! And lot’s of swashbuckling fun!

Nick of Time by Ted Bell (reviewed by Chaska, age 14)

Here’s the list of books recommended by listener Hannah!

Bliss by Kathryn Littlewood 

Mrs. Smith’s Spy School For Girls by Beth Mcmullen 

Just Add Magic by Cindy Callaghan 

The Giver by Lois Lowry 

Keeper Of The Lost Cities by Shannon Messenger 

Eight Keys by Suzanne LeFleur 

Above World by Jenn Reese 

The Firefly Code by Megan Frazer Blakemore 

Thanks for the recommendations Hannah!

Episode 026 – Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in…

Tristan Strong didn’t think his life could get any worse. He was wrong.

When Tristan rips a hole into a land of myths and legends, on the trail of a thieving baby doll no less, he has to find the trickster god Anansi and fix the damage he caused. But it’s never simple to catch a trickster…

Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky by Kwame Mbalia reviewed by this giant turtle-faced thistle head, age 13.

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Episode 025 – The Doldrums

When Archer’s famous grandparents float away on an iceberg, he’s left with nobody to talk to but the stuffed animals in his house. Now it’s up to Archer and his friends to go on an adventure and find his grandma and grandpa!

The Doldrums by Nicholas Gannon reviewed by Mirabel, age 8.