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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That’s what makes the relationship at the heart of this series so great.

The same thing happens in Airborn, but definitely not as terrifying. The Canadian Children’s Book Centre.

Airborn by Kenneth Oppel – review

I’ll let you know if the series is worth it after I’m done. A girl who is a scientist. And don’t get me started on Kate.

If you enjoy this series I think you may also enjoy Arabella of Mars. And I wa 2.

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Glenda rated it it was amazing Jun 13, Twopir rated it it was amazing Mar 31, Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. I loved all of the dialogue and all of the conversations were so great! The Setting The books are set in a great steampunk-style world which is just different enough from ours to instill a sense of wonder but not so different or outlandish that it loses all applicability to our own world.


You can remove the unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout. Edmund rated it it was amazing May 10, He didn’t know a lot he knew everything out there about airships.

And why did you have some strong language in there? It’s free and yours to keep. Archived from the original on J Shields rated it it was amazing Oct 20, One day into the voyage, an ornithopter delivers two passengers to the ship: Feb 17, Christy rated it really liked it. I’ve never been all that interested in pirate books. You love young, honest lads from humble beginnings who are nonetheless destined for great things.

Mar 06, Cindy rated it liked it Shelves: Jul 18, Kathryn rated it it was amazing. Check opppel me other reviews at airrborn He also praised the full cast recording.

View all 19 comments. Instead, it was a wonderful, well-paced combination of the two. The history of the time is well done; the language, clothing and descriptions feel authentic. Adrift at 20, feet is a tattered, ice-crusted airship bearing the name Hyperion.

It’s a marvelous thing. Kate de Vries starts out as a daughter of high society who yearns for a career as a naturalist, like her beloved grandfather, and who is already extremely knowledgable in her field.

However, I found Kate extremely annoying. If you like a lot of action in your reading, you’ll love Airbornby Kenneth Oppel. View all 3 comments. As the repairs near completion, Kate drugs her and takes one last chance to photograph the island’s wildlife. Want to Read saving….


Airborn (Matt Cruse, #1) by Kenneth Oppel

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 kenneth but he thought he was owed so much. We Are All Made of Molecules. Printz Winners and Honor Airbprn. Trivia About Airborn Matt Cru For parents – There wasn’t anything in it to give parents pause – except for a few deaths in the battles with the pirates – a couple good guys, a few bad guys, but although there were sad deaths the good guys nothing was too graphic.

Matt wants to opppel in rank on the airship, but he can’t afford officer training. Personally, I thought Leviathan by Scott Westerfield was a better story and more steampunk. We had a family friend who knew Roald Dahl – one of my favourite authors – and this friend offered to show Dahl my story.

But, there are obvious deaths, some of which might be unnerving for young, sensitive readers.

The ship felt real and lived in.