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The Hunting, Book 1: Z. Rex

By Abby Aldrich, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Action-adventure read for gamers with a Jurassic twist.

Book Steve Cole Adventure 2009
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Kids who like a lot of excitement and adventure will love this. Adam is completely relatable as a plugged-in teen whose love for video games is the most exciting thing in his life. That is, until his dad disappears and he gets a real-life visit from one of his scary virtual creations. The book has a lot of action violence, but the mysterious connection between Adam and Z. Rex is what drives the drama and adds some depth. And as with all exciting adventures Adam's on the run constantly, never knows whom to trust, and is confused at every turn.

Book Details

  • Author: Steve Cole
  • Genre: Adventure
  • Book type: Fiction
  • Publisher: Philomel
  • Publication date: September 22, 2009
  • Publisher's recommended age(s): 10 - 14
  • Number of pages: 245
  • Last updated: July 12, 2017

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