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Tyndale House Death Trap - eBook

Fourteen-year-old Tyce Sanders definitely has an exciting life! He's a virtual reality specialist living in an experimental community on the planet Mars. Life may not always be easy in the year 2039, but there are always new things to explore. Tyce finds that the mysteries of his strange surroundings lead him to his greatest discovery--a new relationship with God. As he grows in his faith, he shares his experiences with honesty and openness.

The Robot Wars series is an updated version of the Mars Diaries series, and each book has two exciting adventures. In the first adventure, the Mars project is in trouble and only Tyce holds the key. In the second adventure, Tyce has discovered there may be killer aliens on the loose. Though he does not believe aliens exist, his discoveries may force him to rethink this view. Recommended for ages 10 to 14.

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Customer Reviews for Death Trap - eBook
Review 1 for Death Trap - eBook
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Great for techno kids!

Date:October 13, 2011
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Sarah C
Location:Owensboro, KY
Age:25-34
Gender:female
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I can't say enough good things about this series! We have a 10 year old boy that loves to read, but find it difficult to obtain clean fiction to fill the need. If we do, it's always the same old kinds of themes. We do love fantasy like CS Lewis, and historical fiction, but were looking for something different. This series fit the bill! My son and husband especially love gadgets and robots which made it a great pick for our family to read together. It was interesting to think of what it might be like to live in space and follow Tyce as he goes through one difficult situation after another, all while learning how to trust the Lord. A couple of cautions: as the series goes on, the situations do become more intense--sometimes a maybe little harder to digest emotionally for a young person (in my opinion). Also, this book contains a fair amount of political issues (world organizations, double agent type characters, etc) which may require either prior knowledge of those sorts of things, or some explaining on the part of the parent. For these reasons, I would recommend this for children no younger than 10-- older would be better. Having said all that, I think the Robot Wars books are on our "favorites" list.
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Review 2 for Death Trap - eBook
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5 out of 5
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Date:May 21, 2010
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Benjamin Enders
My 10 year old son is loving this book. It caught his interest because he likes books about outerspace.
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Review 3 for Death Trap - eBook
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Date:December 10, 2009
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M. Drews
I am always looking for good books that will capture the interest of my 8 and 10 year old boys. It was perfect timing when Tyndale sent me a copy of "Death Trap" to review.This book drew them in from the very beginning. The title alone makes them want to give the book a shot (and not be intimidated by the lack of pictures or number of pages). I was very surprised when my 10yo finished this 257 page book in only 2 days!The relationships between the characters and the exciting plot make this book enjoyable for the older kid set and parents as well. I personally enjoyed reading about Tyce's adventure and appreciate how his struggle to believe in God was woven into the story in a subtle and natural manner. There was no overt religiosity or preaching, but rather a plain and personal reconciliation of faith and science in the different characters.We will definitely be purchasing the other books in the Robot Wars series!
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Review 4 for Death Trap - eBook
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Date:November 4, 2009
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Natalie Ference
The Robot Wars series of books by Sigmund Brouwer were a favorite back in my early teen years. Tyndale is re-releasing them and I enjoyed them enough I may :whispers: read them all again. The first book, Death Trap, which is actually a compilation of what used to be books one and two is great reading for anyone aged 10 or older. Younger children might even enjoy them if they were read aloud.Death Trap is about a boy named Tyce who lives on Mars. He is paralyzed from the waist down and is the first child to be sent to live off of Earth. In Death Trap Tyce and the scientists who live at the science station are running out of oxygen. Tyce also discovers evidence that points to other creatures living on Mars. Brouwer's writing is creative and suspenseful. He really is an excellent storyteller.Tyndale House Publishers has provided me with a complimentary copy of this book.
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