Graduating Seniors! Keep your Public Library account past July 2018 and get a new Library Card delivered to your home. Go to My Account > Account Settings and update your contact information and holds pickup branch.


Book Cover
Average Rating
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Reading Level:
IL: MG - BL: 5.8 - AR Pts: 16
Lexile measure:
Conor Broekhart was born to fly. In fact, legend has it that he was born flying in a hot air balloon at the world's fair. In the 1890's Conor and his family live on the sovereign Saltee Islands, off the Irish coast. Conor spends his days studying the science of flight with his tutor and exploring the castle with the king's daughter, Princess Isabella. But the boy's idyllic life changes forever the day he discovers a conspiracy to overthrow the king. When Conor tries to expose the plot, he is branded a traitor and thrown into jail on the prison island of Little Saltee. There, he has to fight for his life as he and the other prisoners are forced to mine for diamonds in inhumane conditions. There is only one way to escape Little Saltee, and that is to fly. So he passes the solitary months by scratching drawings of flying machines into the prison walls. The months turn into years, but eventually the day comes when Conor must find the courage to trust his revolutionary designs and take to the skies.
Also in this Series
More Like This
More Details
Keating, John. Narrator
Reading Level:
Level 5.8, 16 Points
Lexile measure:
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
No Tags, Be the first to tag this record!
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID 741dcd96-8c12-07bd-14c1-f1bf7cd84f4e
Full title airman
Author colfer eoin
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-19 23:33:41PM
Last Indexed 2018-05-20 00:03:45AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level MG
accelerated_reader_point_value 16
accelerated_reader_reading_level 5.8
auth_author2 Keating, John.
author Eoin Colfer
author2-role Keating, John.|Narrator
author_display Colfer, Eoin
available_at_school Cane Ridge High, Croft Middle, Donelson Middle, Dupont Hadley Middle, Dupont Tyler Middle, Granbery Elementary, Head Magnet Middle, Hillwood High, Hume-Fogg Magnet High, Hunter's Lane High, JT Moore Middle, Julia Green Elementary, McGavock High, Overton High, Stratford STEM High, West End Middle, Wright Middle
collection_school Fiction
detailed_location_school Cane Ridge High - Teen Fiction, Croft Middle - Teen Fiction, Donelson Middle - Teen Fiction, Dupont Hadley Middle - Teen Fiction, Dupont Tyler Middle - Teen Fiction, Granbery Elementary - Kids Fiction, Head Middle Magnet - Teen Fiction, Hillwood High - Teen Fiction, Hume-Fogg High Magnet - Teen Fiction, Hunter's Lane High - Teen Fiction, J.T. Moore Middle - Teen Fiction, Julia Green Elementary - Kids Fiction, McGavock High - Teen Fiction, Overton High - Teen Fiction, Stratford High - Teen Fiction, West End Middle - Teen Fiction, Wright Middle - Teen Fiction
display_description In the late nineteenth century, when Conor Broekhart discovers a conspiracy to overthrow the king, he is branded a traitor, imprisoned, and forced to mine for diamonds under brutal conditions while he plans a daring escape from Little Saltee prison by way of a flying machine that he must design, build, and, hardest of all, trust to carry him to safety.
format_category_school Audio Books, Books, eBook
format_school Book, CD audio book, eAudiobook, eBook
id 741dcd96-8c12-07bd-14c1-f1bf7cd84f4e
isbn 141040868, 9780739361269, 9780739361276, 9781410408686, 9781423107507, 9781423107514, 9781423132080
item_details ils:CARL0000301465|35192036900359|Southeast - Teen Audiobook|YA CD AUDIO Fiction Colfer|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||SE||, ils:CARL0000302546|35192036966343|Bellevue - Teen Fiction|YA Fiction Colfer|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||BL||, ils:CARL0000302546|35192036966350|Green Hills - Teen Fiction|YA Fiction Colfer|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||GH||, ils:CARL0000302546|A01860836|Wright Middle - Teen Fiction|FANT F COL|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||4X805||, ils:CARL0000302546|B00526304|Hillwood High - Teen Fiction|SCI F COL|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||67440||, ils:CARL0000302546|EE00004020|Granbery Elementary - Kids Fiction|F COL|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||1S370||, ils:CARL0000302546|FF00007759|Donelson Middle - Teen Fiction|F COL|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||46260||, ils:CARL0000302546|FF0009322|Head Middle Magnet - Teen Fiction|F COL|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||4E410||, ils:CARL0000302546|P00066219|Julia Green Elementary - Kids Fiction|F COL|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||1U380||, ils:CARL0000302546|P00602762|Dupont Tyler Middle - Teen Fiction|F COL|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||48275||, ils:CARL0000302546|P00659390|Croft Middle - Teen Fiction|F COL|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||45238||, ils:CARL0000302546|TT0020|Stratford High - Teen Fiction|F COL|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||6H705||, ils:CARL0000302546|V00055354|Dupont Hadley Middle - Teen Fiction|F COL|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||47270||, ils:CARL0000584737|B00626968|Overton High - Teen Fiction|F COL|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||6F615||, ils:CARL0000584737|B00627069|Cane Ridge High - Teen Fiction|F COL|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||61182||, ils:CARL0000584737|B00627131|McGavock High - Teen Fiction|F COL|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||6D532||, ils:CARL0000584737|B00627224|Hunter's Lane High - Teen Fiction|F COL|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||6A452||, ils:CARL0000584737|QQ00121421|Hume-Fogg High Magnet - Teen Fiction|F COL|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||69450||, ils:CARL0000584737|QQ00131033|J.T. Moore Middle - Teen Fiction|ACT F COL|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||4O563||, ils:CARL0000587675|B00370404|West End Middle - Teen Fiction|F COL|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||4V770||, overdrive:4cc703a1-3449-4e02-9004-a94e9d9b8d31|-1|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eBook|eBook|1|false|true|OverDrive|||Adobe EPUB eBook,OverDrive Read,Kindle Book|Available Online||||, overdrive:c2bd98bd-1c2e-445a-807c-228d1692ffe3|-1|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eAudiobook|Audio Books|1|false|true|OverDrive|||OverDrive MP3 Audiobook,OverDrive Listen|Available Online||||
itype_school , Book, CD audio book
last_indexed 2018-05-20T05:03:45.871Z
lexile_score 800
literary_form Fiction
literary_form_full Fiction, Novels
local_callnumber_school ACT F COL, F COL, FANT F COL, SCI F COL
owning_library_school Schools
owning_location_school Cane Ridge High, Croft Middle, Donelson Middle, Dupont Hadley Middle, Dupont Tyler Middle, Granbery Elementary, Head Magnet Middle, Hillwood High, Hume-Fogg Magnet High, Hunter's Lane High, JT Moore Middle, Julia Green Elementary, McGavock High, Overton High, Stratford STEM High, West End Middle, Wright Middle
primary_isbn 9781423107507
publishDate 2007, 2008, 2009
record_details ils:CARL0000301465|CD audio book|Audio Books|Library ed.|English|Random House,|p2008.|9 sound discs (11 hr., 22 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in., ils:CARL0000302546|Book|Books|1st ed.|English|Hyperion Books for Children,|c2008.|412 p. ; 22 cm., ils:CARL0000584737|Book|Books|1st ed.|English|Hyperion Books for Children,|c2008.|412 p. ; 20 cm., ils:CARL0000587675|Book|Books|Large print ed.|English|Thorndike Press,|2008.|529 p. (large print) ; 22 cm., overdrive:4cc703a1-3449-4e02-9004-a94e9d9b8d31|eBook|eBook||English|Disney Book Group|2009|, overdrive:c2bd98bd-1c2e-445a-807c-228d1692ffe3|eAudiobook|Audio Books||English|Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group|2007|
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_school ils:CARL0000301465|35192036900359|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|false||||, ils:CARL0000302546|35192036966343|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|false||||, ils:CARL0000302546|35192036966350|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|false||||, ils:CARL0000302546|A01860836|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000302546|B00526304|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000302546|EE00004020|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000302546|FF00007759|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000302546|FF0009322|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000302546|P00066219|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000302546|P00602762|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000302546|P00659390|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000302546|TT0020|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000302546|V00055354|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000584737|B00626968|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000584737|B00627069|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000584737|B00627131|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000584737|B00627224|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000584737|QQ00121421|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000584737|QQ00131033|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000587675|B00370404|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, overdrive:4cc703a1-3449-4e02-9004-a94e9d9b8d31|-1|Available Online|Available Online|false|true|true|false|false|false||||, overdrive:c2bd98bd-1c2e-445a-807c-228d1692ffe3|-1|Available Online|Available Online|false|true|true|false|false|false||||
subject_facet Adventure and adventurers -- Fiction, Adventure and adventurers -- Juvenile fiction, Adventure stories, Audiobooks, Children's stories, Flying machines -- Fiction, Flying machines -- Juvenile fiction, Flying-machines -- Fiction, Inventors -- Fiction, Inventors -- Juvenile fiction, Inventors. -- Fiction, Ireland -- History -- 1837-1901 -- Fiction, Ireland -- History -- 1837-1901 -- Juvenile fiction, Ireland -- History. -- 1837-1901 -- Fiction, Islands -- Fiction, Islands -- Juvenile fiction, Islands. -- Fiction, Large type books, Little Saltee (Ireland) -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction, Prisoners -- Fiction, Prisoners -- Juvenile fiction, Saltee Islands (Ireland) -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction, Saltee Islands (Ireland) -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Airman
title_full Airman, Airman / Eoin Colfer, Airman [sound recording] / Eoin Colfer
title_short Airman
topic_facet Adventure and adventurers, Adventure stories, Audiobooks, Flying machines, Flying-machines, Historical Fiction, History, Inventors, Islands, Juvenile Fiction, Juvenile Literature, Large type books, Prisoners