The Small Virtual Library

Week of 4/12/2021

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This week's virtual library features author Rock Riordan!

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Rick Riordan

This week we feature popular middle grade and young adult author Rick Riordan. Click here to go to his website to learn more about Rick Riordan.

Books and Series by Rick Riordan

Percy Jackson and the Olympians Series

Available on MackinVia and Sora

The series that started it all. Follow the demigod son of Poseidon and his friends on a quest that will have them meeting gods, battling monsters, and taking on the Titans from Greek mythology.

The Kane Chronicles

Available on Sora

Disponible en Espanol en MackinVia

When the gods of Ancient Egypt are accidentally unleashed into the modern world, siblings Carter and Sadie Kane discover that they are descended from the most powerful magicians, and only they have the power to set things right!

The Heroes of Olympus Series

Available on MackinVia and Sora

A new Great Prophecy, a new generation of demigods . . . Sail with Percy Jackson and other heroes of Camp Half-Blood and Camp Jupiter as they embark on their most dangerous challenge yet.

Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard

Available on MackinVia and Sora

A new demigod is born—this time from Norse mythology. Join Magnus Chase, a homeless boy from Boston, on a wild adventure that will have him meeting the gods of Asgard and discovering his true identity.

The Trials of Apollo

Available on MackinVia and Sora

After angering his father Zeus, the god Apollo is cast down from Olympus. Weak and disoriented, he lands in New York City as a regular teenage boy. Now, without his godly powers, the four-thousand-year-old deity must learn to survive in the modern world!

Rick Riordan Presents

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Rick Riordan Presents is one small branch of the Disney-Hyperion Publishing family. They aim to publish about four books a year. They feature middle grade adventure, with lots of humor and action, and draw on myth or folklore in some way.

Aru Shah Series

Available on Sora

Best-selling author Rick Riordan introduces this adventure by Roshani Chokshi about twelve-year-old Aru Shah, who has a tendency to stretch the truth in order to fit in at school.

The Storm Runner Series

Book 1 available on MackinVia

All books available on Sora

A lonely boy in New Mexico has a physical disability that makes middle school feel even more like everyone is watching him. But as he soon learns, his physical differences are merely the first clue to a family history that connects him to the Mayan gods—and puts him in mortal danger.

Sal & Gabi

Book 1 available on MackinVia

Books 1 & 2 available on Sora

A brilliant sci-fi romp with Cuban influence that poses this question: What would you do if you had the power to reach through time and space and retrieve anything you want, including your mother, who is no longer living (in this universe, anyway)?

Tristan Strong

Book 1 available on MackinVia

Books 1 & 2 available on Sora

The series stars a seventh-grade boy who accidentally creates a hole into the Midpass, a world where ancient African gods clash with gods of African-American legend. He must race to find Anansi, the Weaver, and repair the rip before the iron monsters wreaking havoc in the Midpass consume their world and ours.

Dragon Pearl

Available on Sora

A sci-fi adventure novel about Min, a teenage fox spirit, who runs away to solve the mystery of what happened to her older brother and ends up on an adventure that could save her entire planet.

City of the Plague God

Inspired by Mesopotamian mythology, the story follows Sikander Aziz, a Muslim boy born and raised in New York City, as he teams up with legendary hero Gilgamesh to defeat the ancient god of plagues before the entire population of Manhattan is wiped out.

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Austin Public Library Student Cards

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Default Password: asid123
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Connect with the Small Library and your Virtual Librarian, Ms. Sylvia

I am easily reachable via email and will respond as soon as I am available M-F 8 am to 4 pm.
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