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The Ship of the Dead by Rick Riordan
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WINNER 34,516 votes
The Ship of the Dead
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A titan in the Middle Grade & Children’s category, Rick Riordan claims another victory for The Ship of the Dead. No stranger to mythological reimaginings, Riordan continues the story of a once-homeless teen and his epic transformation into one of Odin’s chosen warriors. This is the second time this series has been nominated, and it marks the seventh consecutive Goodreads Choice Award win for Riordan.

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The Ship of the Dead by Rick Riordan
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