Darkwing

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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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DARKWING

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Dusk is a misfit in his colony, a freak. He has only two claws instead of three, weak legs, unusually strong chest and shoulder muscles and the ability to see in the dark. And where other chiropters ... Read full review

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User Review  - Wolf991 - Borders

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

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 author of Skybreaker and Airborn (winner of the Governor General’s Award), as well as the Silverwing Saga (Silverwing, Sunwing and Firewing), which has sold over one million copies worldwide and has won numerous prizes, including the Mr. Christie’s Book Award and the CLA Book of the Year for Children Award, as well as many children’s choice awards across the country. His other titles include Peg and the Whale, Dead Water Zone and The Live-Forever Machine. Voted children’s author of the year by Canadian booksellers in 2006, he lives in Toronto with his wife and three children. Visit his website at www.kennethoppel.com.

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