The Stonekeeper has ratings and reviews. Patrick said: A fun graphic novel. It’s probably YA, or middle grade. But I still enjoyed it pretty. Almost too clever and poignant, Amulet is, on the surface, about Kazu Kibuishi, Author Amulet: The Stonekeeper Kazu K $ (p) ISBN. Tragic events kick off action-packed graphic novel fantasy. Read Common Sense Media’s The Stonekeeper: Amulet, Book 1 review, age rating, and parents guide.
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Learn how we rate. Views Read Edit View history. Even after having witnessed the death of her father, Emily proves to be a brave, resilient girl.
Amulet Book 1: The Stonekeeper by Kazu Kibuishi
What also caught me off guard was the amount of heart in the story. Emily is usually very resistant to the Voice’s attempts to control her, except in the seventh book; when the Voice finds out about her longing for her dead father, he causes her to give in to her desire for revenge against the man that accidentally caused the death of David Hayes, and she turns into a firebird and becomes an unwilling servant of the Voice.
Oh well, I otherwise enjoyed this book very much. Their mom, however, is determined to make the best of it. In the sixth book, when Max Griffin accepts his fate of dying, she tries to prevent that, which shows another decision affected from her compassionate side.
This book, however, made me cry within the first 15 pages. Trellis is especially talented in defending with the amulet. They are stopped by Luger, an elf stonekeeper, who is then attacked by Trellis.
It is for kids every bit as exciting as Saga is for us adults. Almost too clever and poignant, Amulet is, on the surface, about navigating the murky waters of adolescence and, beneath that, an exploration of abandonment and survival.
That night, hearing strange noises, Karen goes to the basement and is kidnapped by a monstrous arachnopod. Emily is a cool female lead. Failing to find Emily or Navin, they upturn Trellis, who is revealed to be the Elf Prince, and Luger, who seems timid and unable compared to the previous book.
Soon after he joined the guardian council the protectors of Cielis he left because stonekewper council made its decisions based on xmulet fears.
Some part of Emily is still intact, and before her transformation she orders Trellis to help restore her, as she once did for him. The amulet then helps them escape. He takes Emily and Trellis to a forgotten underwater city, where he hides all the memories he’s stolen. The Stonekeeper Kazu Kibuishi. Stay smulet to date on new reviews.
Meanwhile, the four stonekeepers arrive at a memory of Valcor, where the Voice lives.
We display the stoonekeeper age for which content is developmentally appropriate. They find a pair of cats, Enzo and Rico, who own an airship. When the prophecy comes true he saves her. The children and Miskit board a flying vehicle to reach Karen.
Navin and Aly reunite with Miskit stoekeeper Leon, and together with other members of the Resistance’s clandestine space program, blast off into space to enter the Resistance’s other base and to fight the shadows sronekeeper there. Both did not know they were brothers until book three, since Gabilan stole their memories. They are pursued by a mysterious elf but are rescued by a rabbit-like robot called Miskit.
Before dying, he tells them to visit Algos Island for Trellis. In places it feels a bit rushed, but overall it was a good introduction to this stnekeeper line and world. The introduction of the pink bunny creature just made this book a little too much for kids only.
The storyline that involves a hero who finds a powerful object of some sort that could be good or could be bad is one pretty classic exa Meh.
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Enzo had apparently glimpsed Cielis, but he refuses to help until the elves storm the bar. AdventureFantasyScience fiction.
Luger loses control of his amulet’s power, hence the title, but is destroyed by Navin piloting the robotic house infused with Emily’s amulet power. Oct 12, Rebecca rated it liked it Shelves: Retrieved from ” https: