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Author: Eoin Colfer
Publisher: New York : Hyperion Books for Children, ©2008.
Series: Lone Star Reading List, 2009-2010
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Adventure stories
Adventure fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eoin Colfer
ISBN: 9781423107507 1423107500 9781423107514 1423107519 9780329700461 0329700464 9781439594155 1439594155
OCLC Number: 166872410
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection
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.
Series Title: Lone Star Reading List, 2009-2010
Responsibility: Eoin Colfer.
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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.

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