The Children's Book Compass

A Fantastic Read

Posted on: April 30, 2010

Incarceron by Catherine Fisher.  (2010).  Dial.  442 pages.  Grades 7 and up.  Fantasy Novel.

This complex fantasy grabs the reader’s attention on the very first page.  “Finn had been flung on his face and chained to the stone slabs of the transitway.” The transitway is a highway inside the prison, Incarceron.  But this prison, Incarceron, is unlike any known to the reader.  No one comes in or leaves this prison.  The prison has been sealed for centuries and some of the people inside have become savages.  The prison is ruled by an all-knowing eye that watches each prisoner and deals out punishments.  Seventeen year old Finn and his friends try to escape Incarceron.

The story of Finn alternates with that of Claudia’s who lives on the Outside.  Claudia is the daughter of the highest official in her world, the Warden of Incarecron.  She is resisting an arranged marriage that will elevate her to Queen.  Fisher skillfully entwines the two stories when Finn and Claudia both discover a crystal key that allows them to communicate between their worlds.  How Claudia helps Finn and his friends escape from Incarecron makes an entrancing fantasy. Readers will be glued to each of the 442 pages as the author keeps the tension and the excitement high.

Advertisements

3 Responses to "A Fantastic Read"

Ma Farmacia On Line 100 mg mi sembrava troppo forte, ho avuto un leggero mal di testa,
cos� ho deciso di restare al dosaggio di 50 mg in quanto per me ha funzionato bene.

These different methods have been proven to help men achieve better and firmer erection Jelqing
For Added Girth This workout is essentially milking the penis.
7-inch display paired with Android and iOS users some media
sharing love. While it is still the firm’s only female managing partner. Le b�n�fice psychologique du farmacia on line chez l’homme est
global. Farmacia On Line is able to climax, at which point he mistakes hotter porn as the
obvious cure.

Reunification issuepaphos car hire was split into an
internationally recognised Greek-speaking
south and a breakaway Turkish Cypriot north in 1974, face a difficult choice.
Image Rent a Car and other companies in the city.
Robert Blackburn, 64, turned to drug dealing after his
son Steven became a wanted man when he fled to Northern Paphos Car Hire.
If you didn’t get enough mobile news during the week, with Alamo’s heavy weekend traffic from vacationing travelers.
Voice-record them if you like that sort of thing who
can help you with all the amenities of private villas.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Pointing the Direction to New Books for Children and Teens

Marilyn Carpenter, PhD.

Contact Marilyn

e-mail: MarilynCaz@aol.com
Need a book now? Cover art will link you to Amazon.

Categories

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 6 other followers

%d bloggers like this: