The Hunt for the Seventh by Christine Morton-Shaw

April 5th, 2010 by

The Hunt for the Seventh by Christine Morton-ShawSubmitted by Crystal, Age 12 from Rhode Island Rating: ★★★★★ There is a father who is working for a old hag which is called Lord Minerva. The father has 2 kids, a son named Leo and a daughter named Sal. While Leo wanders around the house he spots a boy and follows him into a maze. He then asks him what his name was but the boy didn’t answer so he named him Einstein. Leo finds clues on how all seven of Lord Minervas kids died.

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So one day he goes into town and finds a family that has a book on the Minerva family past. Eventually Leo finds out about it and tries to save the whole town from a flood that is about to happen. He also finds clues on how all the kids died.

6 Responses

  • Kelly writes:
    April 25th, 2010 at 2:06 pm

    The boy’s name is Jim if you clearly read the first page it says Jim.And yes how do I know because I own the book.Its really good and makes you wonder whats going to happen next and the it makes you want to keep reading so by the time you put the book down your done!

  • Shreya writes:
    November 28th, 2011 at 10:46 pm

    But what’s the theme of the book?

  • Nicole writes:
    February 17th, 2014 at 3:07 pm

    I think the theme is: Don’t be curious in a place you’ve never been before.

  • Emma writes:
    January 18th, 2015 at 4:50 pm

    What are the 3 themes in the book ? I can’t find them and I have to do a report about this book and it is due tomorrow

  • Jonathon writes:
    May 14th, 2015 at 6:02 pm

    What is the theme of the book I have to write a constructed response about it and it is due tomorrow! Can a book about death and murder even have a theme?

  • Mckenna writes:
    April 6th, 2017 at 7:19 pm

    His name is Jim not Leo .. it literately says it on almost EVERY page in that book .. so I don’t know where you got the name Leo from … but Jim is his name… and does anyone know the theme to this book.? I need it for my AR book report form for my English class..

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