Ironhand is by Charlie Fletcher. The second book in the Stoneheart trilogy. Charlie must complete three challenges or lose himself to the power of the Stone. He must also find Edie who has been captured by the Walker. The Gunner has also been taken by the Walker and must escape and return to his plinth by midnight or he is doomed as well. As war threatens between the spits and the taints, Charlie, Edie, and their friends must find a way to save the spits and their own lives as well. This book is fast paced and action-packed. Both boys and girls will love this series.
Ratings: 8th grade - 9 out of 10 - V (violence) - AC (some mature thematic content).