A Hint of Hydra
A Hint of Hydra
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A Hint of Hydra

Written by Heidi Lang and Kati Bartkowski
Book #2 in the Mystic Cooking Chronicles Series
Published by Aladdin Books
Prices as of Aug 8

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Thirteen-year-old chef Lailu Loganberry must stop a war between the elves and scientists in this follow-up to A Dash of Dragon, which Kirkus Reviews calls “a recipe for success.” It’s the Week of Masks, a festival held to chase away evil spirits. But Lailu doesn’t have time to worry about demons. She has bigger fish to fry—or rather, griffons, now that she’s been asked to prepare a mystical feast for the king’s executioner, Lord Elister. Unfortunately Lailu’s meal is overshadowed by the scientists’ latest invention: automatons, human-shaped machines that will respond to their masters’ every order. Most people are excited by the possibilities, but the mechanical men leave Lailu with a bad taste in her mouth. Even worse, the elves still blame the scientists for the attacks on them weeks ago, and Lailu worries that the elves might be cooking up revenge. So when she and her sorta-rival-turned-almost-friend Greg stumble across the body of a scientist, the elves are the prime suspects. With help from Greg, her best friend Hannah, and the sneaky, winking spy Ryon, Lailu has to discover the truth behind the murder, and soon—because hostilities between the elves and the scientists are about to boil over faster than hydra stew. And just ask any chef: war is bad for business.

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9781481477956
    Publication Date
    January 1, 1960
    Page Count
    320
    Words Per Page
    214
    Audience
    Middle Grade
    Reading Age
    8 - 12 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    2017040024
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    1481477951
    Est. Lexile® Level
    ~769L
    Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
    ~R
    ATOS® Book Level
    4.9
    Accelerated Reader® Points
    10
    Accelerated Reader Quiz
    500016
    Accelerated Reader Interest Level
    MG

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