Aru Shah and the End of Time: Pandava, Book 1

Book review by Carrie R. Wheadon, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 9+

Flawed but fascinating modern spin on Indian mythology.

Parents say

age 9+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 11 reviews

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age 9+

If you liked Percy Jackson, try Aru Shah

If you've read Rick Riordan's Percy Jackson, you will be in familiar territory with Aru Shah, but this time the middle schooler is dealing with Hindu gods. I really enjoyed the two main characters who are both girls. Flawed (Aru can be a liar) but likable, you will be rooting for both Aru and Mini. I am going to try to purchase this series for my elementary school's library and I would recommend it to teachers as a read aloud.

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