12 edition of Airborn found in the catalog.
Matt, a young cabin boy aboard an airship, and Kate, a wealthy young girl traveling with her chaperone, team up to search for the existence of mysterious winged creatures reportedly living hundreds of feet above the Earth"s surface.
|LC Classifications||PZ7.O614 Ai 2004|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||355 p. :|
|Number of Pages||355|
|ISBN 10||0060531800, 0060531819|
|LC Control Number||2003015642|
Airborn by Kenneth Oppel. There is something comforting about the familiar feel of this novel, yet its wholly read more. There is something comforting about the familiar feel of this novel, yet its wholly original elements make it fresh and engaging. The author's inviting new world will stoke readers' imaginations—and may leave them hoping for a sequel (those curious for a preview can log onto ). Ages up. Ages up. (May).
Airborn won a Michael L. Printz Honor Book Award and the Canadian Governor General’s Literary Award for children’s literature; its sequel, Skybreaker, was a New York Times bestseller and was named Children’s Novel of the Year by the Times. Born on Canada’s Vancouver Island, he now resides in Toronto with his wife and children.4/5. This Study Guide consists of approximately 53 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Airborn.
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Airborn won a Michael L. Printz Honor Book Award and the Governor General’s Literary Award; its sequel, Skybreaker, was a New York Times bestseller that was named Children’s Novel of the Year by The Times (London). His other books include Half Brother, This Dark Endeavor, Such Wicked Intent, The Boundless, The Nest and Every Hidden Thing /5().
Airborn book. Read 1, reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Matt Cruse is a cabin boy on the Aurora, a huge airship that sails hundr /5. Airborn won a Michael L. Printz Honor Book Award and the Governor General’s Literary Award; its sequel, Skybreaker, was a New York Times bestseller that was named Children’s Novel of the Year by The Times (London).
His other books include Half Brother, This Dark Endeavor, Such Wicked Intent, The Boundless, The Nest and Every Hidden Thing /5(). Free download or read online Airborn pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Kenneth Oppel.
The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this science fiction, steampunk story are Kate de Vries, Matt Cruse/5. Airborne was a book of it's very own.
I really haven't read anything really like it. I have seen great reviews on said book, however, it did nothing for me. This was a book that won't leave you with a lasting impression or one that lingers in your thoughts weeks down the road/5.
This Study Guide consists of approximately 53 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Airborn.
"Airborn" by Kenneth Oppel is a story of possibilities. This work of fiction portrays what the world might have been.
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Airborn Summary. When we are introduced to Matt the Cabin Boy, he is rescuing an old man from his failing hot air balloon in a daring leap feet over the ocean. Something tells us this won't be a story about how he learns to overcome a fear of heights. Airborn's action is underscored by Matt's memories of his dead father, which add thoughtfulness and depth to the book." – Times Educational Supplement (UK) Airships represent to many the most romantic and elegant means of travel.
For a while, in the early 20th century, they seemed to be the way of the future for intercontinental travel. Airborn. by Kenneth Oppel. We'd love you to buy this book, and hope you find this page convenient in locating a place of purchase.
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Entrancing, exciting adventure with airships, pirates, and mysterious flying mammals takes place on an earth with the same geography as ours but different technology. Fifteen-year-old Matt works as cabin boy on the Aurora, a two-million-pound airship kept aloft by gas cells filled with hydrium, the lightest gas in the world.
Matt loves the skies; aground, he feels stifled and. To create a series or add a work to it, go to a "work" page. The "Common Knowledge" section now includes a "Series" field. Enter the name of the series to add the book to it. Works can belong to more than one series.
In some cases, as with Chronicles of Narnia, disagreements about order necessitate the creation of more than one series. Matt Cruse is a cabin boy aboard the airship Aurora, and he dreams of sailing her. On one voyage, he meets the granddaughter of a balloonist he had tried to res.
Airborn. Website Made By: In the book she comes on late to the airship. Kate is very mysterious at first but takes a liking to Matt. Her grandfather was saved by Matt in the first part of the book. She believes that her grandfather discovered a mysterious, unrecorded animal while sailing in a hot air balloon because he wrote about them in.
Airborn Introduction. When asked about the premise of his book, Airborn, Kenneth Oppel said: "I've long been fascinated by airships. To me they seem almost miraculous. A luxurious passenger vessel bigger than the Titanic, yet lighter than were the biggest objects ever to fly.
Airborn is the perfect fantasy adventure, combining suspense and excitement to create an excellent book. One aspect of the story that I enjoyed is how it is set in an alternate past. Airborn takes place in an imaginary time where airships rule the skies, but the author makes this seem real throughout the story.5/5(5).
Air Pirates and a bird We need to save that balloon. Hullo, I'm the Endurance Matt saw a hot air balloon named Endurance. There was a man named Benjami. Airborn and Skybreaker, the first two books in the series, have been among our best-selling and most-honored titles, and we think you'll find this one just as thrilling - if not more so.
Featuring an international cast of larger-than-life characters, this is adventure fiction at its finest. Indiana Ave. Fort Campbell, KY Blue Book - CAM Pam - Basic Standards of the st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and Fort Campbell.
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degree in cinema studies and English at the University of Toronto in Canada. His many books include Airborn, a Michael L. Printz Honor Book and winner of Canada’s Governor General’s Literary Award, and Skybreaker, a New York Times Size: 1MB.AirBorn is a leader in developing, prototyping and testing electronic solutions.
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