Title- Daughter of the Deep
Author- Rick Riordan
# of Pages- 416
Genre- Fantasy, Science Fiction, Young Adult, Fiction
Publication Date- October 5th, 2021
Publisher- Disney Hyperion
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 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.
- This book was a 4.5/5 stars
- Based on Jules Verne’s 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
- Great pacing and action
- Science Fiction is one of the genres
I can not think of any cons to say about this book honestly.
Rick Riordan is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of over twenty novels for young readers, including the Percy Jackson series.
For fifteen years, Rick taught English and history at public and private middle schools in the San Fransisco Bay area and in Texas. While teaching in San Antonio, Saint Mary’s Hall honored him with the school’s first Master Teacher Award.
You can read more about him and check out all his books here: https://rickriordan.com/
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