Leviathan is a very popular book in the library at the moment. To find out what it is about, check out this great book trailer. It is on Scott Westerfeld’s (author) blog but the trailer below has been taken from school tube:
Check out the new online magazine for young adults called SpineOut http://www.spineout.com.au/. You can publish your work (book reviews, stories, articles, book trailers, videos, music lyrics, poetry, art works). Have a look around the site. Mrs Fidock
Raphael, Gardo and Rat are known as dumpsite boys. They live in a slum and work on a dumpsite, sifting through rubbish looking for anything that they can sell to get money to buy food. Then one day Raphael finds a bag that contains a wallet, a folded-up map and a key. Raphael describes this day as his unlucky-lucky day as this day turns the three boys lives upside down. The boys solve the mystery of the bag by following clues, while they are chased by the police. Why are the police chasing them? What is so important about the bag and its contents? The narrative of this novel is shared between the boys and others that become involved in the story. It is sad to think that there are thousand of children throughout the world who live in slums just like these boys.
A great read