Land of Elyon: The Tenth City by Patrick CarmanLand of Elyon: The Tenth City by Patrick Carman

Land of Elyon: The Tenth City

byPatrick Carman

Paperback | November 1, 2010

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The Land of Elyon has begun to fail, poisoned by the evil that creeps across the Dark Hills and into Bridewell. As she moves toward a final battle, Alexa must find a way to overcome the Lonely Sea, rescue her friend Yipes, and unlock the mystery of the Tenth City. Along the way, she will be attacked from above, betrayed by someone close, and guided toward a final gambit where everything is at stake-and great secrets will be revealed.

Alexa holds the fate of a land in her hands-but can she find the answers she needs in time to save The Land of Elyon?

About The Author

Patrick Carman is the author of The Land of Elyon series, which spent over half a year on the New York Times bestseller list, as well as Skeleton Creek and The Ghost in the Machine. He lives in Walla Walla, Washington.
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Title:Land of Elyon: The Tenth CityFormat:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 7.58 × 5.26 × 0.51 inPublished:November 1, 2010Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0439700981

ISBN - 13:9780439700986

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Satisfying Conclusion! This is a very satisfying conclusion to the series! It makes me sad that this series is so underrated, but I am happy to see that it is still offered on the website even if it is difficult to find in stores. Highly recommended for children and grown ups too!
Date published: 2016-12-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Story This is book three in the Land of Elyon trilogy and the tenth book by Carman that I have read. It is the 5th set in Elyon. Elyon is the Semetic for God or Most High, and the Tenth City is a city shrouded in mist that none can reach, for it is the home of Elyon and his angels. The power of Carman's creativity is exemplified by the fact that this is the middle book of the 5 set in this land. It is the last I read, and yet nothing was lost by reading it after the others. I am sure something would have been gained by reading them in order but they did not come into my hands in sequence. Carman is a master story teller and this book is an excellent example of that. Book 3 is the end of the original trilogy of Eloyn by Patrick Carman. In it the Grindall still has Yipes captured and is demanding the return of the last of the magical jocasta stones by Alexa Daley. As usual she is traveling and battling the forces of darkness with a strange mix of companions. The Warlord, Odessa the wolf, Squire the Hawk, Murphy the squirrel, and Armon the Giant are just a few of the characters that return in this adventure. The story focuses around a battle for the hearts and minds of the people. Elyon loves his creatures and wants the best for them; Abaddon is a monster bent on destruction and fire, whose sole driving purpose is to destroy Elyon and the creatures he loves. The books draw heavily upon religious and Christian imagery. It is told in a masterful way. Yet it all comes down to Alexa. Can she once again save the day? You will have to read the book to find out. But there is a hint in that Carman went on to add two more books set in this world featuring Alexa. To some extent she is central to both. It is a great book in a good series - it will be fun, light summer reading. (First Published in Imprint 2009-06-12.)
Date published: 2009-06-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very Good Ending This book is full of suspence and secrets! Tons of twists and turns. Very good ending to the series!!!!!!!!!
Date published: 2006-08-08