Kw-logo-smaller

Book Review: The Power of Six by Pittacus Lore

Nov 19, 2011

Pittacus Lore returns with his second book in the teen sci-fi series, the Lorien Legacies. Kidzworld reviews The Power of Six.

Number Four

After losing his Cepan, Henry, in a battle against the evil Mogadorians, John (Number Four), his best friend Sam, and his fellow Lorien Number Six are on the run. But leaving the quiet town of Paradise, Ohio, isn’t easy for John, namely because the love of his life, Sarah, had to stay behind. Worse still, he can’t even contact Sarah without putting her in danger. It’s not just the Mogs who are after John. The police think he’s a terrorist, so staying under the radar is crucial.

Number Six

While on the run, John begins to develop feelings for Number Six. But that’s not supposed to happen. According to Henry, Loriens’ only fall in love once, and that love lasts a lifetime. So why is he so attracted to Number Six? To make matters worse, Sam has a crush on her, too.

Number Seven

Meanwhile, Number Seven has spent years hiding in a sleepy Spanish town, just waiting for her Cepan, Katarina, to snap out of her religious slumber. When they were taken in by an orphanage, Katarina slowly forgot their purpose on the planet - to evade the Mogs until the remaining six Garde’s could unite and defeat the Mogadorians once and for all. But staying in one spot will only make it easier for the Mogs to find them.

The Bottom Line

Unlike I Am Number Four, this sequel jumps between two perspectives: Number Four’s and Number Seven’s. However, this book is just as action-packed (maybe even more so), and the characters are just as loveable (or hateable, in the Mogadorians’ case) as the first. If you like science fiction, action or dystopian novels for teens, definitely check out this series. It’s great for boys and girls!

Have Your Say

Which book did you like better: I Am Number Four or The Power of Six? Tell us in our comment section below!

Related Stories
3 Comments

latest videos

Aliensinamericapoll

Who Is the Strangest TV Family?

  • The Munsters.
  • The Bundys.
  • The Simpsons.
  • The Addams.

related stories

Micro_dearbully-micro
Spreading lies. Name calling. Manipulation. These are just some of the many forms of bullying dis...
Micro_fibble-micro
The Fourth Circle of Heck: Fibble by Dale E. Basye arrived in book stores on May 24, 2011. And Ki...
Micro_warlock-mciro
Book five in The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel series is here! Kidzworld reviews The Wa...

Random in the forums

suprisedioxide
I'm not saying humans should be tested on. There are alternatives where humans and animals are both not tested on such as "Organs on chips" which basically mimics the structure and function of human cells and tissues and they have been proved to replicate human medical responses more accurately than animal experiments do. There's also another alternative which is cell and tissue models that are used to access the safety of medicines as they replicate key traits of normal human skin. Besides not all animals react the same way as humans depending on different medicine types. There's various alternatives being used now that don't harm animals in anyway. I believe humans and animals are equal in fact we all come from the same kingdom so why should they be treated any different?
reply about 1 hour
GoobGoesQuack
Woah, okay so, years ago when I was 12,13 maybe, I started this story and remembering it and finding it on here (with a different account,of course) is amazing, so if anyone wants too, I can maybe restart it? Or I can rewrite it, either way just say if you want me too!!!
reply about 1 hour
Lynx_The_Lynx
Lynx_The_Lynx posted in Debating:
Uniforms - other kids can't see your taste in fashion and you don't stand out by what you wear, AND they can't judge you if you're different. With uniforms, people are being judged on their personalities, not the brands that they wear.
reply about 2 hours
MovingBrick
WumbO
reply about 2 hours
MovingBrick
MovingBrick posted in General:
Why can't my mascara get it together??
reply about 2 hours

play online games