Jake Ransom and the Skull King's Shadow by James Rollins - Children's book review from Reading Rumpus

How much adventure can you pack into one book? Jake Ransom and the Skull King's Shadow is jam-packed with Mayan history, dinosaurs, alchemy, Vikings, Roman soldiers… along with Jake Ransom (of course) and his sister Kady. Orphaned when their archeologist parents go missing, Jake & Kady receive an all expense paid trip to the British Museum’s exhibit of their parents work on Mayan cultures. From that point it’s a high-adventure, fantasy-fused ride with bits of history thrown in for good measure.......... Continue reading the review, along with teaching resources, on Reading Rumpus.

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