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Riding with the Wind By Betsy Hays
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Riding with the Wind is a rollicking eco-adventure for middle grade readers, the story of an unlikely friendship between Chester, a timid squirrel, and Gabby, a plucky chipmunk. Both animals share a... More > burning desire to escape their increasingly difficult city lives, where global warming and crowding threaten their very existence. As soon as Chester and Gabby head off together, they fall into a towering waterfall and nearly drown. Fate steps in as Fire Crown, king of the crows, and Omani, a mythic spirit that dwells in the huge falls that once powered the now struggling city, rescue them. Transported by the brave son of Fire Crown, a gigantic crow named Jet-Glider, the unlikely adventurers set out in search of greener pastures. Their journey spans four seasons and takes them to far-flung and wild places in the most densely populated state in the country. Along the way, they experience fantastic creatures and constant dangers as well as the richness of the area’s history and its fragile ecology.< Less
Volant - Kingdoms of Air and Stone By clash bowley
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Volant - Kingdoms of Air and Stone Volant is set in a world of flying mountains called Skylands, on which civilization has recreated itself after a war between wizards let loose a flood of monsters... More > to occupy the lands below. Humans ride giant birds into combat, and sail great skyships hewn from the floating stone that underlies their skylands. The only magic is Alchemy, which creates potions and powders from the magical plants and monsters of the surface. Wild human tribes live on the surface, skulking about in hiding from the horrible creatures which hunt them. Create your own: Birds, Monsters, Ships, Skylands, Tribes, Cultures, Religions, and Associations. Included are four alternate resolution mechanics - StarPool, StarZero, StarNova, and StarWorm - and any of the resolution systems designed for StarCluster will work with this game. Volant is a StarCluster3 game< Less
The Gift of Destruction By Geoffrey Riddell
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This is the story of a small mind-riding alien, alone out on strange skies. He reaches a faraway skyland safely, and then, far from home and family, he struggles to rescue himself, his new friends,... More > and ultimately even his enemies, for he is the last of The Tigetti, famous in ancient history for being a happy, forgiving enemy. There are Lands in the sky, there are planets on the move, there are huge battleships, and there are aliens big and horrible enough to scare the pants off any normal kid, but Rakkit is tougher, rougher, sillier and more revolting than anyone else, and in his own way is just as scary.< Less