Puck, expelled from boarding school on Earth, is on her way to stay with her parents on the planet Shoon. On board the spaceship she befriends Hush, a native Shoowa who is also returning home in shame. He is desperately seeking a stolen treasure that was entrusted to him, a symbol of freedom for his people.
Puck and Hush must find the precious Soo before they reach Shoon. But who can they trust? And how will they save their own skins as they hurtle through space on a ship haunted by terrifying ghosts?
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Review: Alien SecretsUser Review - Katie Roseveare - Goodreads
Nice adventure for young ladies. Fun to have in the library. Great introduction to science fiction. Could d an activity on perspective - retell a part from the alien's perspective, or the parents' perspective. Read full review
Review: Alien SecretsUser Review - Liana Brooks - Goodreads
I loved this book as a child. Strong female lead (a child obviously), a ship steered by the smell of birthday cake, Shakespeare references, and it is all essentially a story of friendship and helping a stranger in need. Read full review