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Alex Rider: Stormbreaker by Anthony Horowitz

Book Summary

If you picture James Bond as a fourteen-year-old who behaves more appropriately, you have a good image of Alex Rider. The death of his uncle has raised all sorts of questions about who his uncle really was, and why his uncle didn't tell Alex about so much of his secret life. Alex is drawn into an action-packed mystery, whether he wants to be in it or not. This is the first book in a best-selling series.
Alex Rider: Stormbreaker book cover
Alex Rider: Stormbreaker

Book Review

 This book has a decidedly Bond feel, right down to the evil villains, so it suffers a bit for being so familiar. Otherwise, there's nothing to complain about; if you like fast-paced action-adventure thrillers, you'll love the twists and action in this book.

Topics and Themes for this book:

  • Secret Agents; Spies; Mysteries
  • Bravery; Risk-Taking

Discussion Questions for this book:

The best discussion questions, of course, are generated by and contemplated by readers. These questions are designed to avoid major spoilers about the book, and to provide a starting point for teachers, parents, and student reading groups.

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