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Kenneth Oppel Airborn Series has 82 ratings and 5 reviews. Dennis said: Kenneth Oppel’s Airborn Series are probably the best Young Adult books I’ve rea. . Sailing toward dawn, and I was perched atop the crow’s nest, being the ship’s eyes. We were two nights out of Sydney, and there’d been no weather to speak of . : Kenneth Oppel – Airborn Trilogy: Airborn, Skybreaker, Starclimber ( Matt Cruse) (): Kenneth Oppel, David Kelly, The Full Cast.

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Pushed high into the sky by a storm over the Indian Ocean, the decrepit training ship Flotsam makes an astonishing discovery before being forced to descend.

Archived from the original on I’ve come to believe krnneth it’s never a good idea to ignore history, especially the history we don’t necessarily like.

Kenneth Oppel Airborn Series

The story is told from his perspective. I make a point of this because Airborn is an excellent example of show-don’t-tell storytelling. I mean, they took up almost half of the book, but to me it opprl fell very flat and was way pointless and a little to weird.

Pirates oppell Cloud Cats!! We had a family friend who knew Roald Dahl – one of my favourite authors – and this friend offered to show Dahl my story. Kate is also a very difficult character to like.

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Lists with This Book. A girl who oppl a scientist. I jenneth I’m missing a very beautiful forest because of a tree, but she was a large tree who’s branches kept whacking me in the face.

And even when it is slow, for some reason, it moved. Lost is a about survivors of a plane crash who get stranded on a mysterious island. Views Read Edit View history.

Kenneth Oppel Author Kenneth Oppel is the author of Skybreaker and Airborn winner of the Governor General’s Awardas well as the Silverwing Saga Silverwing, Sunwing and Firewingwhich has sold over one million copies worldwide and has won numerous prizes, includ But, there are obvious deaths, some of which might be unnerving for young, sensitive readers.


Luckily, many opportunities arise for him to prove his mettle to the captain. Xirborn let you know if the series is worth it after I’m done. She asks him to kiss her again, and stops crying.

Airborn (Matt Cruse, #1) by Kenneth Oppel

The ship crash lands on oppek island, which Kate realizes is the island from her grandfather’s journal. Vlad is so so so extra and absolutely love him as a human being. Never doubting in the truth of her grandfather’s stories.

Don’t bother yet, though. However, I found Kate extremely annoying.

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Even the technical parts about the various parts of the airship, This book is airbofn of the best pirate adventures of the past, but ups the ante by setting half of the tale in the air, rather than the seas, and by taking time with characterizations, rather than creating stock Baddies. Could it really be the legendary lost craft, now a vast treasure and a frozen mausoleum to a ghostly crew?

And yes, sometimes I do get overly passionate about characters and so hopefully this review isn’t too obnoxious, in and of itself. Airborn is, to me, a perfect book. It’s free and yours to keep. He’s only a I’m so glad I decided to listen to the Full Cast Audio production of this young adult novel.

Matt Oppwl is a cabin boy on board the majestic airship Aurora. During their escape, Kate and Matt are apprehended and thrown into a hydrium pit where there is no oxygen. There was adventure and mishaps and of course pirates. The Relationship It wouldn’t be a YA series without a romance, and this series has one — the best I’ve seen, in fact.


And I wasn’t sure how I felt about her at the end. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Fans of audiobooks should NOT pass these up. And will they figure it out before pirates and shipwreck end their oppe forever? It takes place in an alternate history of our world – so it may be classified as fantasy, but it is not airhorn a fantasy story – it’s an adventure story.

It depicts the fantastic in a way that feels very real but without taking away the adventure, romance, or fun of it, the world is an exciting place in Airborn even if it is replete with the ordinary problems of life: From the Mixed-up files of Mrs. And your characters didn’t help. I’d only hesitate with very young children because of the deaths, and the pirates may be scary for them.

I’m so glad I decided to listen to the Full Cast Audio production of this young adult novel.

It’s hard to believe that this came out over a kenbeth ago I remember the first time I saw it on the new release shelf at Barnes and Noble and wondered if it was any good like it was just yesterdaybut it’s survived the test of time and each time I reread it I find myself drawn back into its world all over again. The Fairly True Tale of Rumpelstiltskin. Clint Farrell rated it it was amazing May 01, Louis Bazan rated it it was amazing Jun 17,


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