The Definitive Guide to

The Gauntlet

Written by Karuna Riazi
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Goodreads Rating - 3.8 / 5.0
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Target Age
304
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Chapter
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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.

What Kind of Book is The Gauntlet

Categories:
Islamic
Themes:
adventure
teamwork
games

What Should I Know As a Parent

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

Violence: This Jumanji-like story has some suspense and villains (such as a ghoul and the game keeper who has a long gash along his throat with a thin line of blood dripping down) in the story that might be a tad scary for sensitive readers. In one scene, they find bones and skeletons in the ground.

Language: There are four uses of profanity (taking God’s name in vain) in this book.

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 10:
1481486969
ISBN 13:
9781481486965
Publication Date:
March 28, 2017