The Boundless

The Boundless

By Kenneth Oppel

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9781442472884, 332pp.

Publication Date: April 22, 2014

Description
All aboard for an action-packed escapade from the internationally bestselling author of "Airborne "and the Silverwing trilogy.
"The Boundless," the greatest train ever built, is on its maiden voyage across the country, and first-class passenger Will Everett is about to embark on the adventure of his life
When Will ends up in possession of the key to a train car containing priceless treasures, he becomes the target of sinister figures from his past.
In order to survive, Will must join a traveling circus, enlisting the aid of Mr. Dorian, the ringmaster and leader of the troupe, and Maren, a girl his age who is an expert escape artist. With villains fast on their heels, can Will and Maren reach Will's father and save "The Boundless" before someone winds up dead?


About the Author
KENNETH OPPEL is the author of numerous books for young readers. His award-winning Silverwing trilogy has sold over a million copies worldwide and was adapted into an animated TV series and stage play. Airborn won a Michael L. Printz Honor Book Award and the Governor General s Literary Award; its sequel, Skybreaker, was a New York Times bestseller and was named Children s Novel of the Year by The Times (London). He is also the author of Half Brother, This Dark Endeavor, Such Wicked Intent, The Boundless, which won the Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Book Award, was an E.B. White Read Aloud honor book and was a finalist for the Monica Hughes Award, and The Nest, which was both a School Library Journal and a Publishers Weekly Book of the Year. Born on Vancouver Island, he has lived in Nova Scotia and Newfoundland, and in England and Ireland, and now resides in Toronto with his wife and children.

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