Daughter of the Deep (B&N Exclusive Edition)

Daughter of the Deep (B&N Exclusive Edition)

by Rick Riordan

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Dive into an undersea adventure that takes Riordan's trademark humor and fast-paced action to new depths. Read an exclusive sneak peek READ MORE.

Overview

Notes From Your Bookseller

Rick Riordan is a master of storytelling, and his twists on classic tales are some of the most captivating and imaginative that we’ve read. So, imagine our delight when he announced his standalone take on one of our favorites, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea! We can’t wait for this adventure at sea to begin!

New York Times #1 best-selling author Rick Riordan pays homage to Jules Verne in his exciting modern take on 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.


Ana Dakkar is a freshman at Harding-Pencroft Academy, a five-year high school that graduates the best marine scientists, naval warriors, navigators, and underwater explorers in the world. Ana's parents died while on a scientific expedition two years ago, and the only family's she's got left is her older brother, Dev, also a student at HP. Ana's freshman year culminates with the class's weekend trial at sea, the details of which have been kept secret. She only hopes she has what it'll take to succeed. All her worries are blown out of the water when, on the bus ride to the ship, Ana and her schoolmates witness a terrible tragedy that will change the trajectory of their lives.


But wait, there's more. The professor accompanying them informs Ana that their rival school, Land Institute, and Harding-Pencroft have been fighting a cold war for a hundred and fifty years. Now that cold war has been turned up to a full broil, and the freshman are in danger of becoming fish food. In a race against deadly enemies, Ana will make amazing friends and astounding discoveries about her heritage as she puts her leadership skills to the test for the first time.


Rick Riordan's trademark humor, fast-paced action, and wide cast of characters are on full display in this undersea adventure.


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  • Rick Riordan Presents: City of the Plague God by Sarwat Chadda


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781368078351
Publisher: Disney Press
Publication date: 10/05/2021
Edition description: B&N Exclusive Edition
Pages: 416
Sales rank: 782
Product dimensions: 0.00(w) x 0.00(h) x 0.00(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Rick Riordan, dubbed “storyteller of the gods” by Publishers Weekly, is the author of five #1 New York Times best-selling middle grade series with millions of copies sold throughout the world: Percy Jackson and the Olympians, The Heroes of Olympus, and the Trials of Apollo, based on Greek and Roman mythology; the Kane Chronicles, based on Ancient Egyptian mythology; and Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, based on Norse mythology. Rick collaborated with illustrator John Rocco on two #1 New York Times best-selling collections of Greek myths for the whole family: Percy Jackson’s Greek Gods and Percy Jackson’s Greek Heroes. Rick is also the publisher of an imprint at Disney-Hyperion, Rick Riordan Presents, dedicated to finding other authors of highly entertaining fiction based on world cultures and mythologies, and the contributor to an RRP short story anthology, The Cursed Carnival and Other Calamities. He lives in Boston, Massachusetts with his wife and two sons. Follow him on Twitter at @RickRiordan.

Hometown:

San Antonio, TX

Date of Birth:

June 5, 1964

Place of Birth:

San Antonio, TX

Education:

B.A. in English and History, University of Texas

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