The Siege - Kathryn Lasky (Paperback)

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Product Details

Barcode
9780439405607
Department
Books
Released
1 May 2004
Supply Source
UK

Book

Author
Kathryn Lasky
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Scholastic Paperbacks
Series
Guardians of Ga'Hoole
Volume
4
Language
English
Number of Pages
208
Dimensions
191 x 133 x 13mm (159g)

Annotation

As war erupts between the evil Pure Ones and the brave owls of Ga'Hoole, Soren is summoned by the elders to return to St. Aegolius Academy for Orphaned Owls in order to restore peace.

Summary

  • Soren's beloved mentor, Ezylryb, is finally back at the Great Ga'Hoole Tree. But all is not well. There's a war between good and evil in the owl kingdom. On one side is a group led by Soren's fearsome brother, Kludd, who wears a terrifying metal mask to cover his battle-scarred face. On the other side are the owls of the Great Ga'Hoole Tree, who must fight to protect their legendary tree from Kludd's attacks.Soren, his friends, and the other owls at the Great Ga'Hoole Tree enter into fierce combat against Kludd's forces. They win a major battle, but warfare will continue in Book #5.

Juvenile Fiction

General Subject
Juvenile Grades 4-6 Ages 9-11
BISAC Subject 1
Juvenile Fiction / Fantasy & Magic
BISAC Subject 2
Juvenile Fiction / Legends, Myths, Fables / General
BIC Classification 1
Fantasy & magical realism (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. "