Of Giants and Ice

Of Giants and Ice

Book - 2012
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Eleven-year-old Rory, daughter of a famous actress and a famous movie director, finds herself becoming a celebrity in her own right as she helps create a new fairy tale as a participant in the after school program, Ever After School.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, c2012.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9781442431461
1442431466
Branch Call Number: J FICTION Bach Shelby 09/2012
Characteristics: 346 p. ;,22 cm.

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isabelaha
Jan 07, 2016

Why don t they have the second, third, and fourth books at the library???!

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indigo_fox_109
Aug 03, 2015

amazing but not very advanced

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angelicaM3
Jul 16, 2015

wow this book is so cool and full of adventure + Action! I recommend for anyone 8+.

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mrsnunez
Jan 22, 2015

Personally, I think this book was amazing. I loved the realistic traits of the characters. When Rory first sees Chase hopping down from the tree with easy athletic skill and a mischievious smile-THAT certainly happens a lot in real life. And I can actually imagine a girl like Rory, wanting less attention for who her parents are and more attention for who she is and what she does, meeting someone like Lena. Overall, a great book.

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TheUrchin3
Aug 14, 2014

I wish they had the second and third book, too

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Maiya_Schmidt
Jun 26, 2014

Its not as good as the second book in my opinion, I don't know for sure with what i don't like about it really, I suppose its kind of boring in my opinion. But there is still the fact that I am a bit of an advanced reader for my age lol. :p

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shenita
Jan 02, 2014

I love this book!

branch_reviews Dec 03, 2012

Rory Landon has changed schools – again. She has spent her life in the shadows of her divorced and very famous parents, movie star mom and director dad. Now in 6th grade, she begins yet another after-school program that seeks to entertain her while she waits for her mom and dad to find time for her while fulfilling the obligations of their high profile careers. Rory is used to being the new girl, and figuring out how to “fit in” when faced with these situations, but Ever After School (EAS) presents a completely different situation for Rory. She ends up fighting with a fire-breathing dragon her first day, and the cast of characters she meets is vast – everyone from Rumpelstiltskin, Hansel and Sleeping Beauty. Many different fairy tales are explored through the course of EAS. This is Shelby Bach’s first novel, and the beginning of a series. Written for 8-12 year olds, Of Giants and Ice is easy to read and has a broad appeal. The many characters and fast paced adventure will appeal to both boys and girls and their parents reading along. The book is really fairy tales for older children. The characters get matched up with tales and then get to live them out bringing new life to old tales.
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mrsnunez
Jan 22, 2015

mrsnunez thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 8 and 14

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brown_owl_82
Jan 11, 2015

brown_owl_82 thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

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shenita
Mar 29, 2014

shenita thinks this title is suitable for 9 years and over

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blue_bird_3383
Feb 17, 2014

blue_bird_3383 thinks this title is suitable for 8 years and over

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navy_wolf_96
Sep 17, 2013

navy_wolf_96 thinks this title is suitable for 10 years and over

branch_reviews Dec 03, 2012

branch_reviews thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 8 and 12

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angelicaM3
Jul 16, 2015

the first book in the unstoppable series is here and is better than ever. the serum has gotten into the hands of a billionaire and only two people are in the way, they need an antidote now. Read on to hear the rest.

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