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City of Ruins (Danger Boy #4)

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Danger Boy is back! With the deadly slow pox spreading, the time-traveling trio hurtle back to Jerusalem circa 583 BCE.

After another close call, the good news is that Eli Sands, aka Danger Boy, is back in San Francisco in 2020. The bad news is that Eli and his friends, Clyne the evolved dinosaur and Thea the Alexandrian scholar, are being held captive by the government age
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published January 9th 2007 by Candlewick Press
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Amelia Defield
I read the first three Danger Boy books 4-5 years ago and I loved them! I remember these novels really stood out to me because the author didn't talk down to me. It felt like real problems being solved by real kids like me. I was very excited to find out there was another book which continued the adventure of Eli, Thea, and Clyne.

Clyne, the talking dinosaur from another dimension, is my favorite character! Just the premise of his character is enough to get a giggle out of most people. His unique
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It's the year 2020 and Eli Sands is being held captive by DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency), the people who pushed him into this whole Danger Boy, time-travel thing to begin with. They claim to be studying him to find out what it is about his bio-mechanical structure that gives him the ability to travel through time unharmed. But, that's about all they'll tell him, and it's the least of his concerns. Eli has many more important ques
I almost did not read these because of the corny name but my 14 year old son and I really liked them, very fun. I liked the episode 2 one the best since we go to S.F. often. We are ready for number 5 to come out.
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"The Danger Boy books aren't just about history," says Mark London Williams about his middle-grade time-travel novels, an action-filled series dubbed "pulse quickening" by FAMILYFUN magazine. "Hopefully, the way the books are told speaks to a history of storytelling, too. With the reader's blessing, the stories also get unstuck from those histories, roam back and forth in time, make a little troub ...more
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