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School's out--forever

by Patterson, James, 1947-

Format: Print Book 2007
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Northland Public Library Teen Paperbacks P/TEEN PAT
Location  Northland Public Library
 
Collection  Teen Paperbacks
 
Call Number  P/TEEN PAT
 
 
Summary
Fourteen-year-old Maximum Ride and the other members of the "Flock" -- Fang, Iggy, Nudge, Gasman and Angel -- are just like ordinary kids -- only they have wings and can fly.
After their last wild adventure, the Flock members are taken under the wing of an FBI agent and try to live "normal" lives by going to school, making friends -- and continuing their relentless search for their parents. But the Erasers return, forcing the Flock to abandon their search and make their escape once again. The voice inside Max's head keeps telling her that it's up to her to save the world, but this is especially challenging to do when she is faced with her ultimate match: a newer and better version of herself, Maximum Ride II. Max's heart-stopping quest to investigate the mind-blowing mystery of her ultimate destiny continues in the scariest, strangest, and funniest James Patterson novel yet.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Gr. 7-10. Max and her flock are back in this new volume in the Maximum Ride series, a follow-up to The Angel Experiment (2004). In a flying fight with Erasers, Fang is injured so seriously that the flock takes him to a hospital. It's obvious he's not a normal human (having wings and avian DNA), so it isn't long before the FBI shows up. Anne Walker, the lead agent, takes the flock home to her Virginia farm, where she tries to mother the kids and enrolls them in a nearby private school. Living a somewhat normal life for the first time, Max, 14, manages a date and a first kiss, and others in the flock begin the quest to find their birth parents. Then everything falls apart, and the six kids face betrayal and extreme danger. Patterson, an accomplished storyteller, once again demonstrates his ability to write page-turning action scenes, this time leavening the suspense with some surprising humor; at one point, Max declares that she's Avian American. Fans of the first book will be delighted with this continuation of the story, even though the book leaves the fate of the flock wide open\b . For more about Patterson's jump into YA, see the adjacent Story behind the Story. --Diana Herald Copyright 2006 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Publisher's Weekly Review: "Max, Fang, Iggy, Gasman, Nudge and Angel are being hunted by killers. No big deal because these kids can fly, literally. But how will this new threat to their safety affect their mission to save the world? Listeners will find out in School's Out Forever, James Patterson's second installment of the Maximum Ride series narrated with aplomb by Valentina de Angelis. (June). (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved"
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Additional Information
Series Patterson, James, 1947- Maximum Ride ; #2.
#1 - The Angel experiment
#2 - School's out forever
#3 - Saving the world and other extreme sports
#4 - The Final warning
#5 - Max
#6 - Fang
#7 - Angel
#8 - Nevermore
#9 - Maximum ride forever
Subjects Genetic engineering -- Juvenile fiction.
Schools -- Juvenile fiction.
Genetic engineering -- Fiction.
Schools -- Fiction.
Adventure and adventurers -- Fiction.
Action and adventure fiction.
Science fiction.
Publisher New York :2007
Edition First paperback edition.
Language English
Notes Includes a reader's guide.
Description 409 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
ISBN 9780316067966
0316067962
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