Alcatraz vs. the Evil Librarians
Children's - Grade 3-4, Age 8-9
Make Way For BooksAn imaginative and fun, often hilarious, fantasy adventure! Explores concepts of identity, family, and character while engaging the reader with witty narrator commentary and great storytelling.
Publisher SummaryOn his birthday, Alcatraz Smedry receives a bag of sand, an inheritance from his lost parents, but it is stolen by the evil Librarians who want to use it to take over the Free Kingdoms and it is up to Alcatraz and the freedom fighters to stop them.
Alcatraz Versus the Evil Librarians is the first adventure in a fantasy series for young readers by the #1 New York Times bestselling author Brandon Sanderson. The fast-paced and funny series is now available in deluxe hardcover editions illustrated by Hayley Lazo.
On his thirteenth birthday, foster child Alcatraz Smedry gets a bag of sand in the mail-his only inheritance from his father and mother. He soon learns that this is no ordinary bag of sand. It is quickly stolen by the cult of evil Librarians who are taking over the world by spreading misinformation and suppressing truth. Alcatraz must stop them, using the only weapon he has: an incredible talent for breaking things.
"In this original, hysterical homage to fantasy literature, Sanderson's first novel for youth recalls the best inArtemis Fowl and A Series of Unfortunate Events." -VOYA