{"id":8041787588845,"title":"The Lost Tribes","handle":"the-lost-tribes","description":"\u003cspan style=\"color: red; font-size: small;\" size=\"2\" color=\"red\"\u003e\"Coming soon! This title will be available on April 1, 2023. Pre-order today!\u003c\/span\u003e \u003c!-- - - - - - - - ENTER AUTHOR\/ILLUSTRATOR INFO BELOW - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eBy: C. Taylor-Butler\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - ENTER HEADING BELOW - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eFive Friends, A Dangerous Game, \u0026amp; The Truth About The Family Business\u003cbr\u003e\n Book I of The Lost Tribes series\n\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - ENTER DESCRIPTION BELOW - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eFive friends are in a race against time in this action-adventure story involving ancient tribal artifacts that hold the fate of the universe in the balance. None of these trailblazers imagined their ordinary parents as scientists on a secret mission. 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The Lost Tribes

"Coming soon! This title will be available on April 1, 2023. Pre-order today!

By: C. Taylor-Butler

Five Friends, A Dangerous Game, & The Truth About The Family Business
Book I of The Lost Tribes series

Five friends are in a race against time in this action-adventure story involving ancient tribal artifacts that hold the fate of the universe in the balance. None of these trailblazers imagined their ordinary parents as scientists on a secret mission. But when their parents go missing, they are forced into unfathomable circumstances and learn of a history that is best left unknown, for they are catalysts in an ancient score that must be settled. As the chaos unfolds, opportunities arise that involve cracking codes and anticipating their next moves. This book unfolds sturdy, accurate scientific facts and history knowledge where readers will surely become participants.

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C. Taylor-Butler

C. Taylor-Butler is the author of more than 80 books for children and young adults. A graduate of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), she holds dual degrees in both Civil Engineering and Art & Design.

Kirkus Reviews

A boy, his sister and their three friends discover that their parents—and they themselves—are not what they seem. When their uncle challenges seventh-grader Ben and his little sister, April, to beat a special computer game in a week, they employ the help of their neighborhood friends: Grace, Carlos and Serise. Together, the kids race against time to decode hieroglyphics, avoid booby traps and collect ancient artifacts. But as the game continues, it becomes strange, as does their parents’ behavior. They begin to feel they’re actually in the projected images of far-off locations—and sometimes they see their parents while there. But that doesn’t make sense....Though the mystery is spoilered by the flap copy, the fact that the characters don’t figure things out immediately makes sense within the context of the story. While the real action comes toward the last half of the book, the first half should keep readers (at least those who avoid the spoiler) engaged as the game is so interesting. And while Ben is likable, he’s no fearless leader but a fallible boy who does his best to be courageous in frightening situations. That the main characters are of diverse ethnic origins is laudable and a breath of fresh air, as is the lack of stereotypes and clichés. Well-written and well-paced: a promising start to what should be an exciting and unusual sci-fi series.

Paperback
ISBN: 978-0997051377

Ages: 9-12
Page count: 368
6 x 9