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Flight of the phoenix

Author: R L LaFevers; Kelly Murphy
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1928, when timid ten-year-old Nate learns that his parents have been lost at sea, he joins his father's cousin on a flight to Arabia where they must oversee the death and rebirth of the phoenix, thus beginning his training as a "beastologist."
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Genre/Form: Adventure stories
Adventure fiction
Children's adventure fiction
Children's fiction
Action and adventure fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Adventure and adventurers
Phoenix (Mythical bird)
Mythical animals
Cousins
Bedouins
Orphans
Middle East
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: R L LaFevers; Kelly Murphy
ISBN: 9780547238654 0547238657 9780547408453 0547408455 9780329792923 032979292X
OCLC Number: 308199450
Notes: "A Junior Library Guild selection"--Jacket flap.
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection.
Target Audience: Elementary Grade.; 640
Description: 137 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Responsibility: by R.L. LaFevers ; illustrated by Kelly Murphy.
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Nathaniel Fludd's life has taken a turn for the worst. With his parents lost at sea, he lands on the doorstep of a distant cousin - the world's last remaining beastologist. Soon Nate is whisked off  Read more...

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"LaFevers (the Theodosia books) gets the Nathanial Fludd, Beastologist series off to a sprightly start with this wry story introducing a 10-year-old orphaned when his parents' airship crashes in the Read more...

 
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