-
x

Meet New Friends!

Recommended friends are based on your interests. Make sure they are up to date.

Friends
Kidzworld Logo

Ice Claw Book Review

Ice Claw Book Review - Reviewed by Kidzworld on Dec 16, 2010
( Rating: 3 Star Rating)

Max Gordon’s trip to France to participate in an Xtreme sports challenge becomes a race to solve a deadly mystery in Ice Claw by David Gilman.

Title: Ice Claw
Authors: David Gilman
Ages: 11+
Rating: 3


Ice Claw by David GilmanCourtesy of Delacorte Press

The Sniper

After skiing in an unsafe area, Max’s friend Sayid ends up with a busted leg. On top of that, he loses his late father’s beads on the mountainside, and Max promises to try and find them. But when Max returns to the mountain, he sees an unusual sight: a monk skiing down the slope, and a sniper aiming a gun at him. On instinct, Max shouts to the monk and unwittingly becomes involved in a complicated mystery.


The Monk’s Secret

An avalanche hits, and the monk rescues Max from the blanket of snow. But when the edge of a cliff falls away, the monk falls to his death, leaving Max with a clue to his attacker’s motives. As Max and his friends follow the monk’s clues, Max must learn who he can trust, and who is a traitor. When Max’s allies get picked off, he realizes how much danger he’s really in. Especially now that the world thinks he is responsible for the monk’s death.


The Bottom Line

Ice Claw is a complicated adventure. It’s a quest to uncover the truth about an upcoming environmental disaster. The book drags at times, and is hard to follow at others. But those moments are interspersed with deadly action. This is definitely a book for boys, or for girls who love action, mystery and violent killers.


Related Stories
1 Comment

Related Stories

Micro_thesight-micro
In Judy Blundell's two book collection, The Sight: Premonitions and Disappearance, Gracie investi...
Micro_morpheusroad-micro
Do you like the Pendragon series? If so, check out D.J. MacHale’s new horror novel series, Morphe...
Micro_39cluesviper-article
Last time Peter Lerangis had control of the 39 Clues, he brought us to Japan in The Sword Thief. ...
Reef-poll

Coolest Outdoor Family Adventure?

  • Scuba diving at the Great Barrier Reef.
  • Hiking the West Coast Trail.
  • Skiing in the Swiss Alps.
  • Walking the Great Wall of China.

Random In The Forums

Rosicleia
Rosicleia posted in Say Anything:
DON"T JUDGE EVERYBODY! Peace, love, happiness! I'm out!
reply about 5 hours
thrt105
thrt105 posted in Say Anything:
YES PROFILE PICTURE JUDGING SUCKS I SHOULD KNOW
reply about 5 hours
Shadeleaf
Shadeleaf posted in Say Anything:
"redappletree" wrote:I love this thread its so right ahhaah there should be no need for profile judging it seems to be popular and I dunno why theres more to a person than a pic or a basic profile   I agree with you. This thread is nice because it's honest and actually goes "under the umbella" of profile judging, anything from gender misunderstanding and many of other things. It's pretty much a safe haven now :)
reply about 6 hours
redappletree
I love this thread its so right ahhaah there should be no need for profile judging it seems to be popular and I dunno why theres more to a person than a pic or a basic profile  
reply about 6 hours
redappletree
 as the other user said it depends  on what you look up, I wouldn't say it makes us stupid as u still will be retaining some sort of info ever if it was bluewaffle lmao I think the internet helps people become slightly gullible as many people believe what the read online  
reply about 6 hours