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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The pirates in this book were so devious but were a little hesitant to kill. Languages Deutsch Edit links. May 13, Yasmin Wigfall rated it it was amazing.

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Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping. It’s hard to compare them. View all 4 comments. I wouldn’t assume girls wouldn’t like this one. The pirate crew are a mixture of elegant and rough unsavory characters that feel particularly true-to-life from what I’ve read on the subject. It was a very slow moving book at first but at times I really got into it.

She was so selfish and pigheaded! At around twelve I decided I wanted to be a writer this came after deciding I wanted to be a scientist, and then an architect.


In fact, I didn’t realize until after I had listened to it that it won a Audie Award. It’s not balancing any scales since the audience that read those older books has grown up and moved on. In recent YA fiction that dynamic has been reversed, with main female characters and very secondary male characters. These villains are neither caricatures nor buffoons, and they evoke a sense of danger that’s almost palpable.

Archived from the original on 3 May Adrift at 20, feet is a tattered, ice-crusted airship bearing the name Hyperion.

Alrborn from the original on The novel is set in an alternate history where the airplane has not been invented, and instead, airships are the primary form of air transportation. Matt Cruse comes back for the next book.

Edmund rated it it was amazing May 10, Apr 12, rye rated it really liked it Shelves: But don’t make her so impossibly strong and perfect and unafraid, and always their one fault seems to be that they’re a bit headstrong. I want me an airship!!

Thanks for telling us about the problem. But then the chance of a lifetime boosts Matt’s hopes of being airborne once more.

Matt, being poor and having lost his father, wants to advance in a society that is increasingly emphasizing academy education over experience. The Relationship It wouldn’t be a YA series without a romance, and this series has one — the best I’ve seen, in fact.


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Oct 24, Susan rated it really liked it Recommends it for: I have already purchased book two. I told Matt repeatedly to just leave her behind, Kate deserved whatever she got. But then don’t make her so stupidly simple, thinking these “cloud cats” won’t airgorn her. Kate de Vries and her chaperone Marjorie Simpkins.

They are able to undo the landing lines and cause the ship to take off.

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Kate de Vries spelling? In this series Book 2. I really was looking forward to liking this book as it’s not the keneth magic fantasy and really isn’t even fantasy per say.

They use Kate’s harem pants as a balloon to lift themselves to ground level as Szpirglas’ crew sets out to silence the passengers of the Aurora.