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Starclimber

Author: Kenneth Oppel
Publisher: New York : Eos, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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As members of the first crew of astralnauts, Matt Cruse and Kate De Vries journey into outer space on the Starclimber and face a series of catastrophes that threaten the survival of all on board.
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Young adult works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth Oppel
ISBN: 9780060850579 0060850574 9780060850586 0060850582 9780060532291 0060532297
OCLC Number: 232977836
Notes: Sequel to: Skybreaker.
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection
Description: 390 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Celestial tower --
Stars from Montmartre --
Little schooling --
Kepler's dream --
Lionsgate city --
Garden party --
Training begins --
Underwater --
Evelyn Karr --
Race narrows --
Cycle in Stanley Park --
Final trials --
First astralnauts --
Astral cable --
Starclimber --
Liftoff --
End of the sky --
Raptures of the heights --
Sky is falling --
Astral fauna --
Message from Earth --
Counterweight --
Final stretch --
Etherians --
Reef in space --
Cut loose --
Reentry --
Homeward bound.
Responsibility: Kenneth Oppel.

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As members of the first crew of astralnauts, Matt Cruse and Kate De Vries journey into outer space on the Starclimber and face a series of catastrophes that threaten the survival of all on board.

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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2010-01-07) Good Permalink

     Matt Cruse is a pilot in training in Paris when he and his girlfriend, Kate de Vries are invited to join the crew of the Starclimber.  The Starclimber is a secret spaceship designed to go to the far reaches of space and back.  During their journey, Matt and Kate...
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Airborn Continues Into Space

by wrobins1 (WorldCat user published 2009-06-09) Good Permalink

Oppel, Kenneth ~ Starclimber ~ HarperCollins, 2009 ~ 390 pages ~ older children, tweens, some teens, a few adults.

"Rising into the wind, I flew, Paris spread before me. For the first time in my life I was at the helm, though my ship was a humble one, and not my own." ...
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