The Journey - Kathryn Lasky (Paperback)

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Product Details

Barcode
9780439405584
Department
Books
Released
1 Sep 2003
Supply Source
UK

Book

Author
Kathryn Lasky
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Scholastic Paperbacks
Edition
Reissue
Series
Guardians of Ga'hoole
Language
English
Number of Pages
244
Dimensions
197 x 133 x 19mm (159g)

Annotation

Wishing to fight off evil that exists among the owls of the Great Ga'Hoole Tree, Soren, Gylfie, Twilight, and Digger must endure harsh training from the elders to become Ga'Hoolian owls, and carry out their good deeds.

Summary

  • In the second book in the GUARDIANS OF GA'HOOLE series, Soren, Gylfie, Twilight, and Digger travel to the Great Ga'Hoole Tree, a mythical place where an order of owls rises each night to perform noble deeds. Soren and his group are seeking help to fight the evil they discovered in the owl world (in GUARDIANS #1). After a harrowing journey, they arrive at the Great Ga'Hoole Tree and learn they will need to stay to receive training from the Ga'Hoolian elders. During his time at the Great Ga'Hoole Tree, Soren finds (and then loses) a great mentor and he is reunited with his beloved sister.
  • A classic hero mythology about the fight between good and evil, Guardians of Ga'Hoole is filled with adventure, suspense, and heart.It began as a dream. A quest for the Great Ga'Hoole Tree, a mythic place where each night an order of owls rises to perform noble deeds. There Soren, Gylfie, Twilight, and Digger hope to find inspiration to fight the evil that dwells in the owl kingdom. The journey is long and harrowing.When Soren and his friends finally arrive at the Great Ga'Hoole Tree, they will be tested in ways they never dreamed and face challenges they never imagined. If they can learn from their leaders and from one another, they will soon become true Ga'Hoolian owls -- honest, brave, wise, and true.

Juvenile Fiction

General Subject
Juvenile Grades 4-6 Ages 9-11
BISAC Subject 1
Juvenile Fiction / Fantasy & Magic
BISAC Subject 2
Juvenile Fiction / Animals / Birds
BISAC Subject 3
Juvenile Fiction / Fantasy & Magic
BISAC Subject 4
Juvenile Fiction / Fantasy & Magic
BIC Classification 1
Science fiction (Children's / Teenage)
Library Subject 1
Owls; Fiction.
Library Subject 2
Fantasy fiction.
Academic Subject 1
Children's Fiction / Fantasy
Academic Subject 2
Children's Fiction / Science Fiction
Dewey Classification
[Fic]

Author Bio

Kathryn Lasky is the Newbery Honor-winning author of over one hundred books for children and young adults. Her beloved Guardians of Ga'Hoole fantasy series has sold more than 4 million copies, and she is the author of the Daughters of the Sea series, the Wolves of the Beyond series, as well as A TIME FOR COURAGE and other Dear America titles. Kathryn has also written a number of critically acclaimed nonfiction titles, such as BEYOND THE BURNING TIME and TRUE NORTH. She lives with her husband in Cambridge, MA.