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by Oppel, Kenneth, 1967-

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Call number: Teen Fiction

Available Copies: Malletts Teen

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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.

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Fascinating sci-fi book


I really loved this book.


This is a fantastic book! I really liked how Matt tricked those pirates!


This series is awesome! It's a great portrayal of how the world would be if we still used airships. I love the "new element" hydrium, which is the lightest element in their world, but does not react as explosively as hydrogen does (a portmanteau of hydrogen and helium, the two lightest elements, but whereas hydrogen is extremely reactive, helium is extremely unreactive).

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