MacHale, D. J.
New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2008
IL 5-8, RL 4.8
Rise (Pendragon # 9) Bobby Pendragon remains trapped on Ibarra unaware
that everyone is not as they seem. He is working to rebuild the village
of Rayne which canít happen overnight. Saint Dane has lost the battle,
but is that the end of the war? Pendragonís friends, Courtney and Mark
return to Second Earth to discover a changed world, people who have green
tattoos of a five-pointed star. Who are they? What does the tattoo represent?
A charismatic cult leader has risen to power. Is this leader somehow connected
to Saint Dane? The Convergence, Saint Daneís final quest begins with Pendragon
out of the picture and unable to communicate with his friends. Alder, Patrick,
and eventually Bobby return to Second Earth to stop this cult from changing
Reviewed by Cindy Fiegenbaum for Colorado Blue Spruce Young Adult Book Award, 2010
Space and time -- Fiction.
Diaries -- Fiction.
Adventure and adventurers -- Fiction.