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It was her tenth birthday on Isis By Earth years, she would be sixteen But Olwen Pendennis had never been to Earth She had been born on Isis And since her parents death, she had lived there alone, manning the Isis Light a lighthouse in space designed to aid ships, and to bring settlers from Earth And now, on the day of her tenth year, the settlers are coming at last Olwen is ready to welcome them, but are they ready for her She was once human, like them But the harsh climate of the alien planet has changed her, transformed her into something else something the settlers could never be prepared for...

Title : Keeper of the Isis Light
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ISBN : 1416989633
ISBN13 : 978-1416989639
Format Type : EPub
Language : Englisch
Publisher : Atheneum Books for Young Readers 20 November 2008
Number of Pages : 240 Seiten
File Size : 973 KB
Status : Available For Download
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Keeper of the Isis Light Reviews

  • None
    2018-12-25 05:02

    I was only in third grade when I first read this book, yet I was able to understand it (and more importantly, love it!). This is a wonderful book, and now that I am in sixth grade, I'm still loving it! A definite must read!

  • A. Simmer
    2018-12-27 02:37

    I liked it, but I felt so detached reading it. Characters would see something or hear something and react to it, and I would be left wondering what they saw or felt or heard or whatever. And then I would wait pages and pages to find out what everyone else already knew. It was frustrating. But the book left me crying dealing with truths about the harshness of "humanity."

  • E. Hons
    2019-01-18 04:48

    I read this as a kid, and got it again to read to my eight-year-old daughter who has been reading star wars books. I read one chapter each night. After the first chapter she told me it was the most boring book ever and need more blasters and light-sabers. By the third chapter she was begging me to keep going each time. By chapter six she was crying. Five stars.

  • Dario Salcido
    2018-12-25 08:37

    The positive reviews encouraged me to read this book. I must say I was pleasantly surprised. It was a fascinating sci-fi adventure that kept me intrigued in the absence of laser gun fights and explosions. There is something very unique about the Keeper of The Isis Light and her world. A refreshing departure from the more garish, in your face contemporary stories that crowd today's bookstore shelves.

  • Bliss
    2019-01-03 03:55

    Favorite book from when I was a kid.Great read for all ages!Uniquely deals with independence, inter-dependance, race and other political issues without being 'in-your-face'.

  • zaise
    2019-01-15 03:59

    One of my favorite novel series growing up.