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The Outcast

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The Outcast

Guardians of Ga'Hoole Series, Book 8

Nyroc has exiled himself from the Pure Ones. He flies alone, feared and despised by those who know him as Kludd's son, hunted by those whose despotism he has rejected, and haunted by ghostly creatures conjured by Nyra to lure him back to the Pure Ones. He yearns for a place he only half believes in—the great tree—and an uncle—the near-mythic Soren—who might be a true father to him. Yet he cannot approach the tree while the rumor of evil still clings to him. To prove his worth, Nyroc will fly to The Beyond the Beyond to seek the legendary Relic as a talisman of his own.

Nyroc has exiled himself from the Pure Ones. He flies alone, feared and despised by those who know him as Kludd's son, hunted by those whose despotism he has rejected, and haunted by ghostly creatures conjured by Nyra to lure him back to the Pure Ones. He yearns for a place he only half believes in—the great tree—and an uncle—the near-mythic Soren—who might be a true father to him. Yet he cannot approach the tree while the rumor of evil still clings to him. To prove his worth, Nyroc will fly to The Beyond the Beyond to seek the legendary Relic as a talisman of his own.

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  • Reading Level:
    3 - 6

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About the Author-
  • Kathryn Lasky has written many books, both fiction and nonfiction. Among her fiction books are The Night Journey, a winner of the National Jewish Book Award, and Beyond the Burning Time, an American Library Association Best Book for Young Adults. She often collaborates with her husband, photographer Christopher Knight, on her nonfiction books, which have won the Newbery Honor among other awards. They live in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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  • AudioFile Magazine Pamela Garelick narrates a fascinating tale about the power that stories have to influence the world. Nyroc, a young barn owl, longs to be a Guardian of Ga'Hoole, but his tyrannical mother plots to bring down his legendary heroes. Finding a way to give owls, snakes, wolves, and spirits their own distinctive voices, Garelick leads the reader on a journey about free will, legendary powers, and the discovery of a king. Many of Lasky's characters speak with a thick Scottish burr, which Garelick handles well alongside the sibilant hissing of snakes. She brings to life the voice of young Nyroc as he questions his very existence and portrays his subsequent maturation into an owl named Coryn who is brimming with confidence and conviction. Lasky and Garelick have given listeners another winner. R.A. (c) AudioFile 2009, Portland, Maine
  • Children's Literature "[A] dark fantasy story with elements of adventure and intrigue...exciting and well written."
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