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Ryan Quinn and the Lion’s Claw


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“Ryan Quinn and the Lions Claw” by Ron McGee is a good book about a boy named Ryan.

In the beginning of the book Ryan keeps on daydreaming about his parents and the ERC, an organization that focuses on helping people in different countries by protecting them from bad people and terrible consequences.

Ryan’s friend Danny keeps on bugging him to let him go on another ERC mission , but he just tells Danny that last time they got involved Danny got stabbed and Ryan got shot a lot.

But then they learn about two people who had been sentenced to death in the country of Lovanda in Central Africa. Their new names are Lawrence and Nadia because if they still had their old names ( Anbo and Delilah) they would be easy to identify.

Evelyn Buku, the person who wants them executed, wants them to be killed because they made fun of her in their songs. Then Evelyn finally captures Lawrence and Nadia and brings them back to Lovanda but Danny and Ryan aren’t far behind.

This is a good book and I really liked it because the author did a nice  job describing the characters’ personalities. The characters always stay true to who they are and they make the book exciting.

Another good thing is that there aren’t many dull moments in the book. I would recommend this for ages 10-12 because there is some fighting in this book that might be disturbing to younger children.

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7 Responses to “Ryan Quinn and the Lion’s Claw”

  1. Sanjeev Singh on February 26th, 2018 9:33 am

    Cool review! I would love to read this book because I think it sounds very cool and I like action stories. Nice work!

  2. Ryan Cheng on February 26th, 2018 9:36 am

    Nice review! But I don’t know why that guy would kill somebody if they just made fun of him.

  3. Saniaa Harding on February 27th, 2018 9:21 am

    Great job Brian! I love how you explained the characters actions, and what they discover, especially when Danny keeps bugging Ryan to let him come on missions. I’m actually going to try to read the book now! : )

  4. Vijay Singh on February 28th, 2018 1:08 pm

    This was a really good review Brian! I like that you said “Danny and Ryan aren’t far behind” because it makes me really want to read this book. I also like that you used some really sophisticated words. Keep it up!

  5. Micaela Viscarra on February 28th, 2018 1:25 pm

    Great job Brian!! I wonder what happens after Lawrence and Nadia get captured by Evelyn. I hope it’s good in the end like it always is. Again, great job! I bet it was hard not telling me the ending!

  6. Ariel Navarro on March 5th, 2018 12:57 pm

    This seems like a really interesting book and adventurous too. This article made me really want the book. Great job! 🙂

  7. Patrick Biondolillo on May 14th, 2018 9:03 am

    Great job! This book sounds really cool and intriguing.
    I get attached rarely, but this book sounds like it has potential.
    Great Review!👍

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