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andlt;bandgt;Inside an ordinary middle school in an ordinary city, a small redheaded eighth grader is doing something very ordinary, indeed.andlt;/bandgt; andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; Ever since Charlotte Mielswetzski and her cousin, Zee, saved the world, life has been rather ordinary. Ordinary, that is, if you call being ultramegagrounded (in Charlotte's case) or treated as if you might fall to pieces (in Zee's case) ordinary. Either way, heroes deserve better. andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; Of course, no one knows Charlotte and Zee are heroes. It's not like they can simply announce that Greek myths are real or proclaim they have returned from the Underworld, where they rescued all of mankind from Philonecron, a deranged demigod with delusions of grandeur. Instead, they are forced to keep this terrible knowledge to themselves, and are stuck in a state of extraordinary ordinariness. andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; But things aren't quite as ordinary as they seem. For Philonecron is the grandson of Poseidon, and you don't mess with the progeny of the second most powerful god in the universe. And Philonecron himself isn't so happy about having all of his delicious plans thwarted by mortal children. He wants revenge, and with his grandfather to help him, he is going to get what he wants. andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; For Charlotte and Zee, their not-so-ordinary lives are about to be disrupted once again. This time it's not the world they must save — it's themselves. andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; In the thrilling second installment of the Cronus Chronicles trilogy, author Anne Ursu brings her trademark wit to a spectacular adventure on the high seas.

About the Author

Anne Ursu is the author of The Shadow Thieves, The Siren Song, and The Immortal Fire, all books in the Cronus Chronicles series. She has also writtenandnbsp;novels for adults. Anne teaches at Hamline University's Masters ofandnbsp;Fine Arts in Writing for Children for Young Adults. She lives in Minneapolis with her son and cats.

Table of Contents

Part One: Fish

1: No Way to Treat a Hero

2: Something Wrong, Something Right

3: Charlotte Junior, Fish at Large

4: The Friendly Skies

5: The Perils of Being a Fish

6: Totally Lulu

Part Two: Fishy

7: No Way to Treat a Hero II

8: The Yacht

9: Hamsters "R" Us

10: A Friendly Chat with Poseidon, the Second Most Powerful God in the Whole Universe

11: Mirror, Mirror

12: Special Delivery

Part Three: Fishier

13: Come Aboard

14: Stormy Weather

15: Secret Agent Girl

16: My Dinner with Philonecron

17: A Minor Course Correction

18: Fish Boy Explains It All

Part Four: Fishiest

19: Strait and Narrows

20: Lifestyles of the Rich and Infamous

21: The Earth Shaker

22: Pucker Up

23: Sir Laurence Gaumm

24: Party at Poseidon's

25: Surprises

26: Ketos vs. Squid

27: Home

Epilogue

Under the Sea

Bestiary

Product Details

ISBN:
9781416905905
Author:
Ursu, Anne
Publisher:
Aladdin Paperbacks
Author:
Fortune, Eric
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Legends, Myths, & Fables - Greek & Roman
Subject:
Family - General
Subject:
Fantasy & Magic
Subject:
Adventure and adventurers
Subject:
Adventure fiction
Subject:
Children s-Science Fiction and Fantasy
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Reprint
Series:
Cronus Chronicles Trilogy
Series Volume:
02
Publication Date:
20081231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 3 up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
f-c cvr; bandamp;w interior illustration
Pages:
464
Dimensions:
7.62 x 5.12 in 10.57 oz
Age Level:
08-12

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