Sky Jumpers: Book 1

Hear it
By Peggy Eddleman
Publisher Random House Books for Young Readers
Sky Jumpers: Book 1
Preview: Hear it

In this thrilling scifi adventure, epic danger and impossible odds are no match for one girls courage! Twelveyearold Hope lives in White Rock, a town of inventors struggling to recover from World War III. But adventurous Hope is terrible at inventing. She would much rather sneak off to cliff dive into the Bombs Breath, the deadly band of air that surrounds the town. When bandits invade White Rock to steal its greatest inventionpriceless antibioticsthe town is left with a heartbreaking choice: hand over the medicine and die from disease, or die fighting the bandits. Help lies in a neighboring town, but the bandits count everyone fourteen and older each hour. Now Hope and her friends Aaren and Brock are only ones who can escape through the Bombs Breath. For once, the daring and rebelliousness that usually get Hope into trouble might just save them all.A Texas Library Associations Bluebonnet Award SelectionEddleman brings a strong sense of atmosphere to this postapocalyptic comingofage piece, and the underlying messagethat its possible to contribute in unexpected waysis a positive one. Publishers Weekly

Read full description [+]
58716 words58,716 words
288 pages288 pages
Lexile 860LLexile 860L
Grade 3 to 7Grade 3 to 7
Age 8-12Age 8-12
Published 2013Published 2013

On Grade Vocabulary:

Show more words [+]

Challenge Words Vocabulary

Show more words [+] View ALL Vocabulary Lessons

Book ISBN:


Sample Book Reading logs and activities:
Graphic Organizers - Sky Jumpers: Book 1

YEAH. Try it FREE!

Gitf box

Try our 14-day Free Trial to test drive
the booktaco program.

Sign up for a 14-Day Free Trial Not now, thank you
View all games!
Back to main site