The Red Pyramid: The Kane Chronicles, Book 1

Book review by Carrie R. Wheadon, Common Sense Media
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Percy Jackson author tackles more complex Egyptology.

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good if like history and learning about different gods that others belive

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age 12+
The Red Pyramid is a very entertaining and educational book. It is a classic tale of good versus evil and has many positive messages and themes including teamwork and sacrifice. However, parents should be aware that, in addition to violence, there are some confusing religious statements, and although the characters constantly refuse to completely give over their mind to the spirits, the children are possessed by the gods. Because this book contains great educational value slightly tainted by negative elements, this story would be a good one to read and discuss as a family.

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Great role models
Too much violence

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