Tag Archives: Discovery

Cytonic (Skyward #3)

by Brandon Sanderson

Conditional Recommendation: Spensa goes even farther into the corners of the galaxy to discover what she is and what she can do to save her people.

Age: Young Adult
Series: Skyward, Book 3 of 4
Pages: 409
Published: 2021

Genre: Sci Fi/Fantasy

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Starclimber (Matt Cruse #3)

by Kenneth Oppel

Conditional Recommendation: Matt, Kate, Captain Walken and a new crew embark on the first expedition to space and on the way discover new celestial life forms and face dangerous odds of making it back to earth.

Age: Young Adult
Series: Matt Cruse, Book Three
Pages: 390
Published: 2009
Genre: Adventure

Award: CLA Book of the Year for Children Award (2009)

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Skybreaker (Matt Cruse #2)

by Kenneth Oppel

Conditional Recommendation: Matt Cruse’s adventures continue as he, Kate and a gypsy race to recover the ghost ship Hyperion and its treasures before falling prey to deadly high-altitude life forms and other sailors who seek its riches.

Age: Young Adult
Series: Matt Cruse, Book Two
Pages: 464
Published: 2005
Genre: Adventure

Awards: Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Children’s Book Award for Adult Middle Reader (2006), OLA Forest of Reading Red Maple Award for Fiction (2006)

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Airborn (Matt Cruse #1)

by Kenneth Oppel

Conditional Recommendation: Matt, a young cabin boy, helps Kate, a passenger, discover a new species and together they endeavor to save their airship from murderous pirates.

Age: Young Adult
Series: Matt Cruse, Book One
Pages: 544
Published: 2004
Genre: Adventure

Awards: 2004 Governor General’s Literary Award for Children’s Literature, 2005 Michael L. Printz Honor Book (ALA), 2005 Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Children’s Book Award, 2004 Red Maple Award (OLA)

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