Alcatraz Versus the Scrivener's Bones

By Sanderson, Brandon

Publishers Summary:
Thirteen-year-old Alcatraz Smedry and his companions seek Al's father and grandfather in the Great Library of Alexandria, where they face undead, soul-stealing wraiths called the Curators of Alexandria, and one of the Scrivener's Bones, a part-human, part-machine mercenary.

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ISBN
978-0-43992-553-2
Publisher
Scholastic


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on December 1, 2008

Gr 5-9 Alcatraz Smedry is back, and the action is just as nonstop, the librarians are just as evil, and the quips and asides (and outright lies) that the author insists on inflicting upon readers are just as omnipresent. Fortunately for the fans of "Alcatraz Versus the Evil Librarians" (Scholastic, 2007), these are all good things. On the run from a Scrivener's Bone, a half-human, half-machine assassin tha...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on November 1, 2008

"I need to come clean," admits Alcatraz Smedry, thirteen-year-old hero of the free world (a secret continent between Asia and North America), charged with saving the Hushlands (all the other continents) from the tyrannical rule of evil librarians (see Alcatraz Versus the Evil Librarians, rev. 1/08). "Not all librarians are evil cultists," he concedes. "Some librarians are instead vengeful undead who want to suck your soul." And that second category is what Alcatraz braves when he tracks his missing grandfather to the Library of Alexandria....Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2008

Alcatraz (<i>Alcatraz Versus the Evil Librarians</i>) tracks his missing grandfather to the Library of Alexandria. In addition to his mag...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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