DIVerse Families
 
The Red Pyramid

Title

The Red Pyramid

Authors

Rick Riordan

Publisher

Disney/Hyperion

Publication Year

2010

ISBN

9781423113386

Pages

516 pages

Genre

fantasy

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

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

Topic

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

Main Character

boy and girl

Race/Ethnicities

African American / White

Family Formation

single father grandparents

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

Diversity Impact

indirect

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