The Floating Islands

The Floating Islands

Book - 2011 | First edition.
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When Trei loses his family in a tragic disaster, he must search out distant relatives in a new land. The Floating Islands are unlike anything Trei has ever seen: stunning, majestic, and graced with kajurai, men who soar the skies with wings.

Trei is instantly sky-mad, and desperate to be a kajurai himself.  The only one who fully understands his passion is Araene, his newfound cousin.  Prickly, sarcastic, and gifted, Araene has a secret of her own . . . a dream a girl cannot attain.

Trei and Araene quickly become conspirators as they pursue their individual paths.  But neither suspects that their lives will be deeply entwined, and that the fate of the Floating Islands will lie in their hands. . . .

Filled with rich language, and told in alternating voices, The Floating Islands is an all-encompassing young adult fantasy read.
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2011]
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2011
ISBN: 9780375847059
Branch Call Number: YA FIC Neume
Characteristics: 388 pages : maps


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elizabethfulop Nov 20, 2014

what is it about?

Feb 27, 2014

this is definitely based off Legends of Zelda : Skyward Sword

mcahn Dec 20, 2013


SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 06, 2012

sooooooooooo good

ggbookreader Mar 26, 2012

Learn about the kajuraihi. What is found at the carved door? Trei has a dream and so does his cousin Araene. Are their dreams fulfilled? What events occur in their lives that make them stronger? And how do they each handle the events? The details of the storyline allow the readers to visualize the happenings of this tale in their own imagination. Trei is a fascinating protagonist.

Fleurdesel Aug 05, 2011

A beautifully written fantasy with a splendid setting.

debwalker May 08, 2011

Airy epic adventure

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SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 06, 2012

about a floating island


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SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 06, 2012

"i believe i can fly...i believe i can touch the sky"


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