"Mr. Cruse, how high would you like to fly?"
A smile soared across my face.
"As high as I possibly can."
Pilot-in-training Matt Cruse and Kate de Vries, expert on high-altitude life-forms, are invited aboard the Starclimber, a vessel that literally climbs its way into the cosmos. Before they even set foot aboard the ship, catastrophe strikes:
Kate announces she is engaged—and not to Matt.
Despite this bombshell, Matt and Kate embark on their journey into space, but soon the ship is surrounded by strange and unsettling life-forms, and the crew is forced to combat devastating mechanical failure. For Matt, Kate, and the entire crew of the Starclimber, what began as an exciting race to the stars has now turned into a battle to save their lives.
Award-winning and bestselling author Kenneth Oppel brings us back to a rich world of flight and fantasy in this breathtaking new sequel to Airborn and Skybreaker.
Level 4.9, 15 Points
|Grouped Work ID||9cbe6a83-ed0e-40dd-bc79-9c94fd8bb01b|
|Grouping Author||oppel kenneth|
|Last Grouping Update||2019-10-18 02:05:22AM|
|Last Indexed||2019-10-18 02:07:35AM|
|auth_author2||Oppel, Kenneth, 1967-|
|author||Oppel, Kenneth, 1967-|
|collection_arlington||Teen Science Fiction|
|detailed_location_arlington||Central Teen Science Fiction|
|display_description||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.|
|owning_library_arlington||Arlington Public Library|
Connection Crystal City
|subject_facet||Outer space -- Exploration -- Juvenile fiction|
Starclimber / Kenneth Oppel
Young Adult Fiction