Darkwing (Google eBook)

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Harper Collins, Oct 6, 2009 - Juvenile Fiction - 432 pages
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As the sun sets on the time of the dinosaurs, a new world is left in its wake. . . .

Dusk

He alone can fly and see in the dark, in a colony where being different means being shunned—or worse. As the leader's son, he is protected, but does his future lie among his kin?

Carnassial

He has the true instincts of a predator, and he is determined that his kind will not only survive but will dominate the world of beasts.

From the author of the internationally acclaimed Silverwing trilogy comes an extraordinary adventure set 65 million years ago. Kenneth Oppel, winner of a Michael L. Printz Honor for Airborn, has crafted a breathtaking animal tale that reaches out to the human in all of us.

  

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In a prehistoric world of stunning birds, rare beasts and the last of the gargantuan dinosaurs, known as saurians by the inhabitants, things are changing forever. Dusk is a chiropter, a prehistoric ... Read full review

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I think this book is the most amazing and inspirational book i have ever read. It really got me into books about animals and now I'll read nothing else!!!

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Contents

Jump
3
Carnassial
38
The Pact
44
The Prowl
74
The Expedition
84
Way of the Future
107
Teryx
123
Outcast
142
The Mainland
233
True Natures
245
Tree Runners
269
The Feast
288
A New Order
312
Chimera
330
Abandoned
352
Soricids
365

A Change in the Tide
166
The Massacre
181
To the Coast
206
The Crossing
220
THE MAINLAND
231
Alone in the Grasslands
380
Birthplace
395
A New Home
411
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About the author (2009)

KENNETH OPPEL is the Governor General’s Award–winning author of the Airborn series and the Silverwing Saga, which has sold over a million copies worldwide. His most recent novels are Half Brother, winner of both the Canadian Library Association Book of the Year for Children Award and the Young Adult Book Award; This Dark Endeavour, finalist for the Governor General’s Literary Award; and Such Wicked Intent, finalist for the CLA Young Adult Book Award. Canada’s nominated author for the 2014 Hans Christian Andersen Award, he lives in Toronto with his wife and three children.

WEB:KENNETHOPPEL.CA
FACEBOOK: KENNETH OPPEL
TWITTER: @KENNETHOPPEL

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