DIVerse Families
 
The Red Pyramid

Title

The Red Pyramid

Authors

Rick Riordan

Publisher

Disney/Hyperion

Pages

516 pages

Publication Year

2010

ISBN

9781423113386

Genre

fantasy

Topic

Family Relationships; Racial Diversiy; Single parent; Legal guardianship; Family member death; Biracial; single father; death of a mother; kinship care; mixed race

Annotation

Brilliant Egyptologist Dr. Julius Kane accidentally unleashes the Egyptian god Set, who banishes the doctor to oblivion and forces his two children to embark on a dangerous journey, bringing them closer to the truth about their family and its links to a secret order that has existed since the time of the pharaohs.

Grade Level

6-8

Family Formation

single father grandparents

Main Character

boy and girl

Diversity Impact

indirect

Race/Ethnicities

African American / White

Awards

Arkansas Teen Book Award, 2012; Children's Choice Book Award, 2011; Delaware Diamonnds, 2012; Grand Canyon Reader Award, 2013; Indian Paintbrush Book Award, 2012; Land of Enchantment Book Award, 2012; North Carolina Young Adult Book Award, 2011; Pennsylwania Young Readers' Choice Award, 2011

Keywords

mythology; magic; quests; brother and sister; siblings; adventures

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel

The Red Pyramid

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