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Airman
Format:
Book
Title:
Airman
Author:
ISBN:
9781423107507

9781423107514

9780329700461

9781439594155
Edition:
1st ed.
Publication Information:
New York : Hyperion Books for Children, ©2008.
Physical Description:
412 pages ; 22 cm
Contents:
pt. I. Broekhart. The princess and the pirate -- La Brosse -- Isabella -- Treason and plot -- pt. II. Finn. Little Saltee -- In the middle of wynter -- The devil's fork -- Conor Finn -- Light at the end -- Unlucky 14th -- To the queen, her crown -- pt. III. Airman. Angel or devil? -- The soldier's return -- Heads together -- Home -- Snakes in the grass -- Tangled web -- Heavier than air -- Time apart.
Summary:
In the late nineteenth century, when Conor Broekhart discovers a conspiracy to overthrow the king, he is branded a traitor, imprisoned, and forced to mine for diamonds under brutal conditions while he plans a daring escape from Little Saltee prison by way of a flying machine that he must design, build, and, hardest of all, trust to carry him to safety.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader Grades 5-8 5.8 16 Quiz 119440 English fiction, vocabulary quiz available.
Subject(s):
Flying-machines -- Juvenile fiction.

Prisoners -- Juvenile fiction.

Adventure stories.

Inventors -- Juvenile fiction.

Islands -- Juvenile fiction.

Children's stories.

Flying machines -- Fiction.

Prisoners -- Fiction.

Adventure and adventurers -- Fiction.

Inventors -- Fiction.

Islands -- Fiction.

Little Saltee (Ireland) -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile fiction.

Ireland -- History -- 1837-1901 -- Juvenile fiction.

Saltee Islands (Ireland) -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction.

Ireland -- History -- 1837-1901 -- Fiction.
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