The Gauntlet
The Gauntlet
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The Gauntlet

Written by Karuna Riazi
Published by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Prices as of Sep 17

What's The Gauntlet About

Publisher Summary

When twelve-year-old Farah and her two best friends get sucked into a mechanical board game called The Gauntlet of Blood and Sand, a puzzle game akin to a large Rubik’s cube, they know it is up to them to defeat the game’s diabolical architect in order to save themselves and those who are trapped inside, including her baby brother Ahmed.

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What Should I Know As a Parent

Families are unique and have different expectations for the books they choose to read. The following are concepts included in this book that some parents may wish to seek out or avoid.

Note that this list is not exhaustive and there may be concepts in this book that are not included or have been insufficiently or incorrectly detailed here.

What Questions Should I Ask My Child

  • Ask your child how the friends used teamwork to beat the game and save Farah’s brother.
  • Ask your child about the coolest challenge the team faced.

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Book Details

ISBN
9781481486965
Publication Date
March 28, 2017
Text Details
The text for this book is set in Berling.
Page Count
304
Reading Age
8 - 12 years
Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
2016041448
WorldCat Number (OCLC)
1104500189
ASIN/ISBN 10
1481486969

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