Alex Rider

By Anthony Horowitz
Ages 10-14 | Grades 5-8

Why Boys Will Read It:

Fast paced secret service missions. Non-stop action.

What It's About:

Alex Rider—Saving the world one mission at a time.

When Alex Rider's uncle is killed while on a top-secret mission, this fourteen-year-old's world is turned upside down. Forcibly recruited into MI6, Alex has to take part in grueling training exercises. Then, armed with a set of secret gadgets, he's off on his first mission. Follow Alex as his missions lead him to test his strength and intelligence.

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How to Teach It:

Have students put themselves in Alex Rider's shoes!

Ask students to pretend that they are secret spies for a secret government branch. Have them write about their adventures and how they manage to stay undercover while hard at work.

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