The Avatar Battle, Chad Morris’ sequel to The Inventor’s Secret, delivers on all expectations. Abby and Derick’s adventure continues in their second semester at Cragbridge Hall. Morris keeps the story flowing with the further development of existing characters and the introduction of new ones. Second installments are sometimes a difficult bridge in a series, but this one continues to build and the plot continues to develop with several twists and surprises. Parents and teachers will enthusiastically support reading the Cragbridge Hall books because they teach the value of history and the lessons of the past, the power of endurance, loyalty, dedication, and courage to stand up for yourself and your values. Young readers will love the action, adventure, mystery, suspense, humor, the relatable characters, and the uplifting message that is taught without being preachy or obvious. This book continues the series’ appeal to readers of all ages with a variety of interests, pulling one even further into the story and eagerly anticipating the next book!
This book was sent to Compass Book Ratings for review by Shadow Mountain
Violence/Gore: Several characters threatened; two characters ambushed; one punched in the face, two characters fight, two knocked unconscious and thrown into a cell; simulated battle, gunshots, blood, bayonet charge; characters captured; several characters hit with tranquilizers and put into comas; fighting between people and robots; men knocked unconscious; battle damage to robots; characters kidnapped; robots destroyed; character threatened; two robots duel.
Sex/Nudity: Minor flirtatious comments.
Mature Subject Matter:
Kidnapping, Fighting, Historic Tragedies, Description of battle.
Alcohol / Drug Use:
Character’s drinking habit mentioned.