Author: Sean Fay Wolfe
Reviewed by: Alex Callaghan
Date: March 2016
This is based on Minecraft, with a twist. A long time ago Elementa was a good sever and all was well until the economy subsided and the city was split. Now two new players can change it all.
Stan is a brave and thought full leader
Charlie is smart but also a good friend
Kat is fierce and power full girl
Dz is skilled and always ready to go
Sean was sixteen when he wrote his first book and there are more to come!
For 8-12 year olds, but most age groups will enjoy this adventure story.
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