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Book Review: The Search for WondLa by Tony DiTerlizzi

Jun 18, 2012

Eva Nine and her alien pals search for more of the human race in Tony DiTerlizzi’s amazing book, The Search for WondLa. Kidzworld has the book review.

Sprung From Below

Eva Nine has spent her entire 12 years of her life in an underground sanctuary with her robot guardian Muthr as her only companion. But when a dark creature named Besteel destroys her home, she’s forced to go aboveground. For the first time, Eva Nine experiences the wind on her face and the sun on her skin. But there’s no shortage of dangers above, especially when her omnipod - a portable mini-computer - can’t identify any of the native creatures.

The Human Race

On her run from Besteel, Eva Nine meets a friendly creature named Rovender and an armor-clad behemoth named Otto, who communicates with no one but her. Both agree to protect Eva Nine as she journey's to save Muthr from her sanctuary’s destruction and search for more human beings.

The Enemy

Meanwhile, Besteel is still hot on her trail. Will Eva Nine be able to evade Besteel long enough to find more of her kind? Or will her search for the human race prove impossible?

The Bottom Line

The Search for WondLa is the first book in Tony DiTerlizzi's science fiction series for middle grade readers. It is a fantastic adventure filled with wonderful images, loveable characters and a magical world. Check back for our review of the second book in the WondLa series, A Hero for WondLa.

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mafitayar

mafitayar wrote:

The book is the best i am reading it and i dont wana put it down
commented: Sun Oct 28, 2012

olivia1655

olivia1655 wrote:

OMG!!! Im reading this book right now it's so good I never wanna put this book down!
commented: Sat Jul 07, 2012

pegasusathena1
This book is so good!!!! Need to reread it before I read a Hero for WondLa the second o...
commented: Wed Jun 27, 2012

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