Kenneth Oppel



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 22 titles

  • Action Adventure

    Oct-2016

    The hunt for a dinosaur skeleton buried in the Badlands, bitter rivalries, and a forbidden romance come together in this beautifully written new novel that’s Romeo and Juliet meets Indiana Jones. Somewhere in the Badlands, embedded deep in centu...

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  • Literary

    Oct-2015

    Steve just wants to save his baby brother -- but what will he lose in the bargain? This is a haunting gothic tale for fans of Coraline, from acclaimed author Kenneth Oppel (Silverwing, The Boundless) with illustrations from Caldecott Medalist Jon Kla...

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  • Action Adventure

    Apr-2014

    All aboard for an action-packed escapade from the internationally bestselling author of Airborne and the Silverwing trilogy. The Boundless, the greatest train ever built, is on its maiden voyage across the country, and first-class passenger Will E...

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  • in Guys Read: Other Worlds

    Science Fiction / Fantasy

    Sep-2013

    A train gets waylaid in the middle of nowhere, and Luke and his dad find themselves with four hours to kill before it’s fixed. Just enough time for a trip to the mysterious, decrepit old museum on the edge of town. ...

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  • Science Fiction / Fantasy

    Aug-2012

    The Apprenticeship of Victor Frankenstein - 2

    Devotion turns deadly in this second Gothic thriller from Kenneth Oppel. When does obsession become madness? Tragedy has forced sixteen-year-old Victor Frankenstein to swear off alchemy forever. He burns the Dark Library. He vows he will never dab...

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  • Science Fiction / Fantasy

    Sep-2011

    The Apprenticeship of Victor Frankenstein - 1

    Victor and Konrad are the twin brothers Frankenstein. They are nearly inseparable. Growing up, their lives are filled with imaginary adventures...until the day their adventures turn all too real. They stumble upon The Dark Library, and secret book...

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  • General Fiction

    Sep-2010

    For thirteen years, Ben Tomlin was an only child. But all that changes when his mother brings home Zan -- an eight-day-old chimpanzee. Ben's father, a renowned behavioral scientist, has uprooted the family to pursue his latest research project: a h...

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  • General Fiction

    Jun-2009

    Max is the cook's dog. And because he is also the king's taster, Max gets to feast on French Fries! Rose Pudding! Cheese Pie! Pizza! No wonder Max loves his job. Who wouldn't want to dine on these delicious dishes? The new king, that's who. And if th...

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  • Fantasy

    Mar-2009

    "Mr. Cruse, how high would you like to fly?" A smile soared across my face. "As high as I possibly can." Pilot-in-training Matt Cruse and Kate de Vries, expert on high-altitude life-forms, are invited aboard the Starclimber, a vessel that...

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  • General Fiction

    Mar-2008

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    Shade, a young Silverwing bat in search of his father, discovers a mysterious Human building containing a vast forest. Could his father be there? Home to thousands of bats, the indoor forest is warm as a summer night, teeming with insect food, and fr...

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  • General Fiction

    Sep-2007

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    Coming to terms that he is not a bird but an entirely new species, one similar to that of the nearly extinct saurians, featherless Dusk prepares to help his friends leave their home for good when a threat to his colony makes its presence known. Repri...

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  • Fantasy

    Dec-2005

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    A LEGENDARY GHOST SHIP. AN INCREDIBLE TREASURE. A DEATH-DEFYING ADVENTURE. Forty years ago, the airship Hyperion vanished with untold riches in its hold. Now, accompanied by heiress, Kate de Vries and a mysterious gypsy, Matt Cruse is determined to ...

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  • General Fiction

    Apr-2002

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    The forest heaves and splits in a terrible quake, and Griffin, a newborn Silverwing bat, is sucked down a fissure deep into the earth. Shade, Griffin's father, soon realizes that his son has been drawn into the Underworld and embarks on the most dang...

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  • Horror

    Dec-2001

    Giles Barnes and his family have just moved -- into a very strange house. Creaks, rustles, and fluttering sounds fill his bedroom. His mother says there are no such things as ghosts, but Giles decides to investigate. With help from new friends Tina a...

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  • Suspense

    Jun-2001

    Dr. Laura Donaldson has made a miraculous discovery. Death-row inmate and religious cult leader David Haines may possess the cure for cancer in his own veins. A routine blood test reveals that his immune system has the power to annihilate cancer ...

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  • General Fiction

    Sep-2000

    Peg was born upon the bright blue sea. A big, strapping lass, she isn't one to do things in half measures. Anything she turns her hand to, she's good at. But she wants more than that. She wants big, she wants better, she wants best. She wants to be...

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  • General Fiction

    Jun-1999

    When Ian gets his own camera he is very excited and takes pictures of all kinds of things - including a bolt of jagged blue lightning. When he develops the photographs he discovers a strange shape on one of them - an alien spaceship that has crashed....

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  • General Fiction

    1997

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    Shade is a young Silverwing bat, the runt of his colony. But he's determined to prove himself on the long, dangerous winter migration to Hibernaculum, millions of wingbeats to the south. During a fierce storm, he loses the others and soon faces the m...

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  • General Fiction

    Jul-1994

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  • Fantasy

    May-1993

    For as long as he can remember, Paul has looked after his younger, weaker brother Sam. But when Sam leaves home to work as a research assistant in Watertown, he disappears into the dark folds of the city's noxious slum. When Paul goes looking for Sam...

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  • General Fiction

    Jul-1990

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  • Fantasy

    Related Books - 1

    Sailing toward dawn, and I was perched atop the crow's nest, being the ship's eyes. We were two nights out of Sydney, and there'd been no weather to speak of so far. I was keeping watch on a dark stack of nimbus clouds off to the northwest, but we we...

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