eleininger commented on the list the-red-pyramid
"Hi body was emaciated, slimy, and black, and his head was that of a feral beast," (The Red Pyramid, p. 201).
December 5, 2012
"Soon red tendrils completely entwined him, and Amos stood petrified, his unblinking eyes starting straight ahead," (The Red Pyramid, p. 201).
eleininger commented on the list the-kindling
“He was just sitting there, cross-legged on the floor, going back to his packing while he taunted her,” (The Kindling, p. 99).
November 30, 2012
“Angerman was sorting his gear in front of a rapt audience,” (The Kindling, p. 97).
""'Do not mock our generosity, boy,' Desjardins warned," (The Red Pyramid, p. 164).
November 29, 2012
"THe kings and queens looked desperate, or lazy, or simply apathetic," (The Red Pyramid, p. 161)
“The red light coalesced into a strange form: a five-foot tall bird with a man’s head,” (The Red Pyramid, p. 151).
November 22, 2012
“You always have to look impeccable, Dad had told me,” (The Red Pyramid, p. 149).
“We were standing at the edge of a chasm,” (The Red Pyramid, p. 149).
“The ancient city was pillaged centuries ago,” (The Red Pyramid, p. 148).
“She turned, and together we ran and plunged straight into - the swirling vortex,” (The Red Pyramid, p. 145).
"There's a window of auspicious time starting right now, at eleven thirty, but it won't last long," (The Red Pyramid, p. 124).
November 16, 2012
"An aura surrounded her, growing larger, like a bubble of energy, and lifting her off the ground," (The Red Pyramid, p. 126).
"As soon as we turned north, the obelisk loomed above us," (The Red Pyramid, p. 123).
"As far as I could tell, the Egyptian part of the mueseum was designed to be as confusing as possible, with dead ends and halls that doubled back on themselves," (The Red Pyramid, p. 134).
"Flanking the building's entrance were two columns bathed in eerie light," (The Red Pyramid, p. 137)
“His bare chest and thin, sinewy arms were wet and goose bumpy from the rain,” (The Kindling, p. 91).
November 15, 2012
“Obviously he needed to be reined in,” (The Kindling, p. 90).
“He grabbed it with his grubby fingers and devoured it, but his eyes were still fixed on Teacher,” (The Kindling, p. 87).
“There was an ominous-looking brown stain that was weeping dirty drops of water onto her desk,” (The Kindling, p. 85).
“She squinted and winced against the morning light,” (The Kindling, p. 85).
“She was pretty sure he was faking, waiting for a chance to slip outside and prowl in the darkness,” (The Kindling, p. 76).
November 14, 2012
“We could rig a catcher thing - prop up a big box or something with a stick and bait it with food,” (The Kindling, p. 77).
“He groped behind himself for the rope and closed his fingers around it,” (The Kindling, p. 81).
“Angerman and Teacher were trying to help Hunter subdue the small children who still struggled like wildcats,” (The Kindling, p. 83).
"Its body was like a leopard's - lean and sinewy, with golden spotted fur - but its neck was completely wrong," (The Red Pyramid, p. 105).
Two cat-snake monsters stood in the center of the palette, their necks entwined," (The Red Pyramid, p. 108).
"They prowled the broken ledge of the terrace, their snake necks whipping round as they sniffed the doors, looking for a way in," (The Red Pyramid, p. 109).
"The serpopards had converged at the left-hand door and were intently sniffing the handle," (The Red Pyramid, pg. 109).
"The blade had an odd crescent-moon curve and looked horribly impractical," (The Red Pyramid, p. 110)
“The naked mannequin bumped along behind him, tethered to its rope,” (The Kindling, p. 65)
November 13, 2012
“He liked that he could jar Angerman like this,” (The Kindling, p. 67)
November 12, 2012
“The seashell plates were streaked with brown gravy, vestiges of their feast tonight of corned beef hash,” (The Kindling, p. 68).
“She frowned at him, was surprised to find herself upset at the thought of him leaving them, undertaking his perilous journey,” (The Kindling, p. 70).
“Dragging the naked mannequin behind him, Angerman sauntered into the kitchen,” (The Kindling, p. 70).
“Baby, Doll, Action Figure, and Teddy Bear began clambering onto his now-empty seat, jockeying for the frame,” (The Kindling, p. 70).
"'Want it?' I coaxed. 'Just take it to the couch and pretent you didn't see us, yes?'" (The Red Pyramid, p. 86).
"Carter looked at me with grudgeing admiration," (The Red Pyramid).
"He trotted down the steps, which made me feel quite ridiculous, as I'm usually the one to forge ahead," (The Red Pyramid).
"He was a tiny man, crudely fashioned, as if the maker had been in a hurry," (The Red Pyramid).
"'And so...' I faltered. 'What happens to us now?" (The Red Pyramid, p. 81). "'I just...' He faltered," (The Red Pyramid, p. 85)
November 7, 2012
"From down the hall came a muffled whimper," (The Kindling, p. 55).
November 6, 2012
"Neither of them bothered with shoes: their feet were as tough and calloused as leather anyway," (The Kindling, p. 59).
"'This is so I always can see the best view,' he said flirtatiously", (The Kindling, p. 59).
"Teacher took The Book out of the pillowcase she always carried it in whenever she removed it from her bedroom and placed it reverently on the table" (The Kindling, p. 62).
"They are depicted with animal heads to show that they exist in two different worlds at once" (The Red Pyramid, p. 56).
November 5, 2012
"It triggered an unfamiliar feeling in me, like I needed to reassure her" (The Red Pyramid, p. 60).
eleininger commented on the word reassure
eleininger commented on the word amulet
"I am posting an example of how to post the vocab word amulet for my class" (Book Title, pg. 17).
October 24, 2012
eleininger commented on the word ominous
"It was ominous at night. Dim light from the glass-domed ceiling cast crosshatched shadows across the walls like a giant spiderweb" (The Red Pyramid, p. 18) The Red Pyramid