The Good Hawk (Shadow Skye, Book One)

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The Good Hawk (Shadow Skye, Book One)
Written by Joseph Elliott
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ISBN-13: 9781536215168
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The Good Hawk (Shadow Skye, Book One)

author: Joseph Elliott

series name:
Shadow Skye Trilogy

Agatha is a Hawk, brave and fierce, who protects her people by patrolling the high walls of their island home. She is proud of her job, though some in her clan whisper that it is meant to keep her out of the way because of the condition she was born with. Jaime, thoughtful and anxious, is an Angler, but he hates the sea. Worse, he’s been chosen for a duty that the clan hasn’t required for generations: to marry. The elders won’t say why they have promised him to a girl in a neighboring clan, but there are rumors of approaching danger. When disaster strikes and the clan is kidnapped, it is up to Agatha and Jaime to travel across the haunted mainland of Scotia to Norveg, with help along the way from a clan of nomadic Highland bull riders and the many animals who are drawn to Agatha’s extraordinary gift of communication. Thrilling and dark yet rich with humor and compassion, this first book in the Shadow Skye trilogy introduces a welcome new kind of fantasy hero.

“Deft characterization and an original protagonist elevate a fantasy set in quasi-medieval Scotland. . . . A fresh and exciting debut.” —Kirkus Reviews
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1536215163 /  9781536215168
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Young Adult Fiction / Paperback
age range:
12 yrs and up
# of pages/size:
352 / 6" x 9"
grade range:
Grade 7 and up
Animals; Fantasy; Social Themes;
author’s comments:
Joseph Elliott is a writer, teacher, and actor known for his work in children’s television. The Good Hawk is his first book. He lives in London.
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