12 quotes from Gregor and the Curse of the Warmbloods (Underland Chronicles, #3): ‘Nerrissa? You believe her? Well, you at least have to credit her with. PRAISE FOR Gregor and the Curse of the Warmbloods Kirkus Reviews Editor’s Choice, Suzanne Collins (). cover image of Gregor the Overlander. In this third book of “The Underground Chronicles,” Gregor must once again return to the Gregor and the Curse of the Warmbloods Gregor the Overlander .

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I loved meeting Hamnet and Hazard and they both broke my heart, of course. The characters are also just as interesting as before. Quotes from Gregor and the Cu These books are supposed to be aimed at grades With all that Suzanne Collins has This is a great installment in this series. The cover of the first boxed set edition.

Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over warmblooda million reviews. These are beginning to take on the Harry Potter rhythm I often find so frustrating: Gregor has been studying the Prophecy of Blood, but is having trouble understanding and deciphering this one.

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The Horn Book Magazine. Author of the Hunger Games Trilogy. He battles random creatures and his sister must g There’s a bit of a formula with the Gregor books. How the juvenile casting of good vs evil is really often shaded many shades of gray with plenty of blame go around. Luxa is a badass. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. A review published in The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books makes the claim that Gregor’s “evolution from a scared, unwilling combatant in the first book to a morally hregor, talented warrior Retrieved May 18, Old and new friends.


Since this series is for a younger audience, it’s a bit more lighter and funnier than The Hunger Games.

In this installment, the young protagonist Gregor is once again recruited by the Underland’s inhabitants, this time to help cure a rapidly-spreading plague. Some kind of issue goes down with the humans in the Underland. Yes, there are things that I can say weren’t as great as previous entries into this series. But the real strength here lies in the characters. Collins has listed two main sources of influence in her writing thw The Underland Chronicles.

But do start at the beginning. There’s war and hunger and death. Neveeve is executed for her participation and Solovet, the project’s head, is imprisoned in preparation for a trial. Gregor and the curse of the warmbloods 4 10 Aug 27, Don’t want to give spoilers, so I would say it was something like While I was considering what I would say about this review, I thought, “I’ll give it four stars,” and I thought of some very good reasons why I deducted that one star.

In the first two books of the series, Collins used a little of the slang that Gregor would use, all of it painful. I liked the plot and the major twist in the end and I loved how fast-paced the whole thing was.

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Themes of sacrifice and honor chrse heavily explored. It might even be my favorite in the series so far. Also a writer for children’s television, Suzanne lives with her family in Connecticut.

The prophecy’s other stanzas describe the plague and cursd it affects, call for the warrior’s return, explain how to find the cure and win allies amongst the nonhuman species, and warn strongly against allowing a war to start in the Underland.


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Great storyline this time. American fantasy novels American novels The Underland Chronicles American children’s novels Novels set in New York state Biological weapons in popular culture children’s books Sequel novels. It is the third book in The Underland Chroniclesand was first published by Scholastic in The first book had me hesitant, I’m not usually a big fan of child narrators, but Collins proved me wrong. She thought it was a little confusing, and didn’t like the end view spoiler [the fact that they went on the quest when they didn’t really have to hide spoiler ]and she wished there would’ve been more explanation where the plague and the cure were concerned.

When they arrive in the subterranean city, the plague is spreading — and it claims one of Gregor’s closest companions. Listening Library Audio Edition: I cannot recommend how a reader of say age nine would like this series, but I can say that as a 22yr old, if you don’t mind reading something a ‘the lower level,’ I defiantly recommend it for many ages over 9.

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Once we get to the plot, though, it’s thematically interesting, and in that regard, this book is much better than the two that came before it. Turn and turn and turn again. The writing, however, was the other area where this book fell a little flat for me.