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Starscape : Dragon and Thief

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Fourteen-year-old orphan Jack Morgan is hiding out."In a spaceship."Falsely accused of a crime, he pilots his Uncle Virgil's spaceship to a remote and uninhabited planet hoping to escape capture. When another ship crashes after a fierce battle, Jack rescues the sole survivor-- a K'da warrior names Draycos. It turns out Draycos can help Jack clear his name. All they have to do is team up. No problem, right?Until Jack learns that Draycos is "not "your average alien.Ages 10 and up
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Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 130 x 190 x 20mm | 181.44g
  • Tor Books
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0765342723
  • 9780765342720
  • 789,958

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"The opener of the Dragonback series is a romp of a space thriller. Readers will welcome further adventures."
--"Booklist"
Fourteen-year-old orphan Jack Morgan is hiding out.
"In a spaceship."
Falsely accused of a crime, he pilots his Uncle Virgil's spaceship to a remote and uninhabited planet hoping to escape capture. When another ship crashes after a fierce battle, Jack rescues the sole survivor-- a K'da warrior names Draycos. It turns out Draycos can help Jack clear his name. All they have to do is team up. No problem, right?
Until Jack learns that Draycos is "not "your average alien.
The Dragonback Series, Book 1
"Well paced and smoothly narrated. Jack and Draycos learn to trust each other-- and discover they have enemies in common."
--"Kirkus Reviews"
"This start to a new SF adventure series from Hugo Award-winner Zahn keeps the story moving at breakneck speed."
--"Publishers Weekly"
Ages 10 and up
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Review quote

The opener of the Dragonback series is a romp of a space thriller. Readers will welcome further adventures. "Booklist" Well paced and smoothly narrated. Jack and Draycos learn to trust each other-- and discover they have enemies in common. "Kirkus Reviews" This start to a new SF adventure series from Hugo Award-winner Zahn keeps the story moving at breakneck speed. "Publishers Weekly""
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About T. Zahn

Timothy Zahn is the author of more than forty science fiction novels. He has also written many short stories, as well as "Cascade Point," which won the Hugo Award for best novella. His other works include the Dragonback series, of which "Dragon and Thief "was an ALA Best Book for Young Adults, and the bestselling Star Wars novel, "Heir to the Empire." Zahn lives in Oregon."
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Rating details

2,401 ratings
4.02 out of 5 stars
5 35% (836)
4 39% (943)
3 21% (506)
2 3% (83)
1 1% (33)
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