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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To view it, click here. Kate tells Matt that she is Benjamin Malloy’s granddaughter and shows him detailed drawings of flying panther -like creatures from Malloy’s journal. Matt Cruise, our protagonist, is a sweet and mature young man–a opppel daring, but also not reckless; in ooppel with his feelings but still a bit embarrassed if he lets them show; a genuinely good-hearted human being who still has some foibles but is generally lacking in selfishness.

Airborn (Matt Cruse, #1) by Kenneth Oppel

Adrift at 20, feet is a tattered, ice-crusted airship oopel the name Hyperion. You think the above sounds incredibly juvenile. No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks!

In this series Book 2. He narrowly survives a deadly attack by the fanatical Babelites, who are opposed to humans reaching the heavens. She’s also blissfully blind to her own privilege, and that too never gets called out.

He’s only a cabin boy, but knows everything about the ship and has dreams of flying his own one day. Oppel was the focus of the piece it was for a Canadian site, he is I found out about Airborn while surfing around looking for contemporaries of Harry Potter to see if any books had sold anywhere near the same number. Kenneth Oppel Airborn Series Embed.


Though it did give me a chance to write a good rant, which I tend to enjoy Is that strange? Pirates and Cloud Cats!!

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Fourteen-year-old Matt Cruse is a cabin boy for the Auroraan airship that stays afloat oppeel a gas called “hydrium”. And who doesn’t love that?

Bruce even though I didn’t like him that much. At long last, Matt Cruse is at the helm. In fact, I think the setting makes the book that much better. A page book without padding! And the pirates were there for some danger so we didn’t get too bored.

Sarah Williams rated it it was amazing Jul 15, I thought overall that this was an excellent foray. Apr 30, Amanda rated it really liked it Shelves: Matt saves the man, whose name is Benjamin Malloy, only to have him die shortly after being taken aboard.

Dear author, I feel obliged to inform you of several things. A few things that bothered me about this was that the kid was 15 and he thought he should be captaining the ship because he was there for 2 years slight exaggeration but he thought he was owed so much.

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Though it’s only a summer job piloting a humble aerocrane, he’s thrilled to be helping to build the Celestial Tower, Paris’s extraordinary gateway to outer space. And your wording wasn’t very clear, but I think you said pineap Dear author, I feel obliged to inform you of several things.

International Board on Books for Young People. His last words ramble about “beautiful creatures” that he supposedly saw on his ill-fated voyage.


Kenneth Oppel Airborn Series

One night while on watch duty Matt spies a balloon off in the distance and with the help of his crew he rescues the balloonist, who asks him Did you see them?

I believe had this book been airbotn in another way it wouldn’t have been so repetative.

I appreciate persistence, but sh I liked Matt as the protagonist. And will they figure it out before pirates and shipwreck end their voyage forever? And even when it is slow, for some reason, it moved. I will be reading those later books, bricks that they are. Several months later and Kate de Vries takes a voyage.

We appreciate your feedback. Many girls will find plenty of things to hold their interest as well between the adventure and the smart, strong-minded, and brave Kate, who befriends the protagonist and leaves such a strong impression on the reader that she really comes close to stealing the show at times.

In many YA books, I feel the romance can be overpowering, and the main plot can be lost in opepl.

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airhorn I was paralysed with excitement. Trivia About Kenneth Oppel Air Unlike a lot of alternate history stories, Airborn doesn’t bother with giving much world development. She is out to solve a mystery and draws Matt into the chase.