Young Voices of New York

Filed under Books, Long Island

Estranged

Advertisement

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






Estranged,” by Ethan M. Aldridge, was a lot of F-U-N!!! In most cases, you “shouldn’t judge a book by it’s cover”, but this book is exactly what the cover shows–a great story with great illustrations to go with it!

Readers beware–a TWIST has been prepared! In the book, Edmund Carter was taken from his family at 1 year old by the royal family of mythical beings known as the Fay, and the royal prince-also at age one-was chosen to replace him–meaning they never really knew their blood families. Now, Edmund lives on as the royals’ human pet, “the Human Childe.”

So, the prince-named Cinder-lives on in Edmund’s place. But when the king’s sister Hawthorne steals the crown and throne-as well as turning the king and queen into rats-it’s up to the young duo (along with Alexia Carter and wax golem Wick)to stop her. (Hawthorne, not Alexia.)

I think this book is for adventure-lovers of all ages, but a great grade to read it would be grades 3-4. And I give this book 4½ out of 5 stars! I took away ½ a star because of the shortage in mythical beasts, creatures, humanoids,etc. Also, there is no cursing, violence, cannibalism, etc.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Jeremy Dang, Contributor

Jeremy Dang, Contributor, Long Island

Leave a Comment

You do not need to be a contributor to comment. However, you must be younger than 14 years of age and a registered user. To register, click here to download a Parental Permission/Registration form and submit.

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Navigate Left
  • Estranged

    Books

    Into the Nightfell Wood

  • Estranged

    Books

    Zach King: The Magical Mix-up

  • Estranged

    Books

    “R.L. Stine Presents Scream and Scream Again!”

  • Estranged

    Articles

    My Girl Scout Adventures-Food Pantry

  • Estranged

    Entertainment

    “Overboard”

  • Estranged

    Books

    Ryan Quinn and the Lion’s Claw

  • Estranged

    Articles

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Egyptian Art Exhibit

  • Estranged

    Books

    “Lock And Key- The Downward Spiral”

  • Estranged

    Articles

    The Queens Zoo

  • Estranged

    Entertainment

    Wonder

Navigate Right
A news site for young people across New York State up to 14 years old.
Estranged