Daughter of the Deep

Daughter of the Deep

by Rick Riordan (Author)

New York Times #1 best-selling author Rick Riordan pays homage to Jules Verne in his exciting modern take on 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.If you have ever craved a story that will leave your heart racing, your lungs gasping from the numerous twists and turns, your soul heaving from the effort of now carrying an ensemble cast, you will find all that and more in these pages.--New York Times best-selling author Roshani ChokshiAna Dakkar is a freshman at Harding-Pencroft Academy, a five-year high school that graduates the best marine scientists, naval warriors, navigators, and underwater explorers in the world. Ana's parents died while on a scientific expedition two years ago, and the only family's she's got left is her older brother, Dev, also a student at HP. Ana's freshman year culminates with the class's weekend trial at sea, the details of which have been kept secret. She only hopes she has what it'll take to succeed. All her worries are blown out of the water when, on the bus ride to the ship, Ana and her schoolmates witness a terrible tragedy that will change the trajectory of their lives. But wait, there's more. The professor accompanying them informs Ana that their rival school, Land Institute, and Harding-Pencroft have been fighting a cold war for a hundred and fifty years. Now that cold war has been turned up to a full broil, and the freshman are in danger of becoming fish food. In a race against deadly enemies, Ana will make amazing friends and astounding discoveries about her heritage as she puts her leadership skills to the test for the first time.Rick Riordan's trademark humor, fast-paced action, and wide cast of characters are on full display in this undersea adventure, a New York Times #1 best-seller.Complete your middle grade action-adventure collection with these titles:Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief by Rick RiordanArtemis Fowl by Eoin ColferRick Riordan Presents: Aru Shah and the End of Time by Roshani ChokshiRick Riordan Presents: City of the Plague God by Sarwat Chadda

In the captivating novel "Daughter of the Deep" by Rick Riordan, we are introduced to a world where mythology and adventure collide. The story follows Ana Dakkar, the daughter of Captain Nemo, the legendary submarine captain from Jules Verne's classic tale "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea." Ana, along with her friends, embarks on a thrilling quest to uncover the secrets of her lineage and fulfill a prophecy that could save the world from an ancient evil.

As Ana delves deeper into her family's past, she discovers that she possesses extraordinary abilities, including the power to communicate with sea creatures and control the currents of the ocean. With the help of her newfound companions, including a talking octopus named Barracuda and a sword-wielding seahorse named Storm, Ana navigates treacherous waters, encounters mythical creatures, and uncovers hidden truths about her own identity.

Throughout her journey, Ana faces formidable challenges and formidable foes, including a ruthless pirate named Blackbeard and an ancient sea god with sinister intentions. With courage and determination, she must overcome her fears, confront her destiny, and ultimately embrace her role as the Daughter of the Deep, the one destined to protect the ocean and its inhabitants.

"Daughter of the Deep" is a thrilling adventure story that seamlessly blends mythology, history, and imagination. Rick Riordan's masterful storytelling captivates readers of all ages, taking them on an unforgettable journey through the depths of the ocean and the realms of myth.