Acorna's Quest: Acorna Series, Book 2

Book Cover
Average Rating
Series:
Acorna series volume 2.
Publisher:
HarperCollins
Pub. Date:
2009
Language:
English
Description
In the first volume of the Acorna series, the infant Acorna was secretly set adrift in a lifepod in an attempt by her parents to save her from the Khlevii who have attacked their spaceship. She was rescued and raised by asteroid miners, growing at an astonishing pace into a young woman with coveted talents and genius. In Acorna's Quest, Acorna travels across deep space in search for her long-lost planet and people. What she doesn't know is that her people have come to her section of the galaxy with a dire warning that the Khlevii war fleet has targeted human space as it's next conquest.

"Acorna has the same atmosphere as the Pern books while having a very appealing and intriguing focus in the character of the unicorn girl. Hope to see more of this story." - Baryon

Also in This Series
More Like This
More Details
ISBN:
9780061807169
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Tagging
Tags:
No Tags, Be the first to tag this record!
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID 74a9ba45-378a-d86c-a419-547367f07b78
Grouping Title acorna s quest
Grouping Author mccaffrey anne
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-11-18 02:27:40AM
Last Indexed 2018-11-18 03:09:48AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
author Anne McCaffrey
author_display Anne McCaffrey
display_description

"I must find my own kind!"

Found as an infant drifting in space, Acorna, the Unicorn Girl, has become a young woman. She still has her tiny, translucent horn, and her "funny" feet and hands. And, she still has her miraculous ability to make plants grow and heal human sickness.

But Acorna has strange dreams of a gentle folk who mind-speak by touching horns. With her "Uncle" Calum, one of the three grizzled asteroid prospectors who rescued, protected, and raised her, she sets off to find her people. No sooner does she leave than a mysterious craft appears, piloted by the Linyaari, a gentle race with telepathic powers.

The Linyaari are roaming the galaxy, spreading the alarm about the deadly Khleev--And searching for a beloved little girl they had given up for lost, long ago...

format_category_school eBook
format_school eBook
id 74a9ba45-378a-d86c-a419-547367f07b78
isbn 9780061807169
item_details overdrive:79e36ada-bc1b-43bd-9964-ebaa743c0014|-1|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eBook|eBook|1|false|true|OverDrive|||Adobe EPUB eBook,Kindle Book,OverDrive Read|Available Online||||
itype_school
last_indexed 2018-11-18T09:09:48.373Z
lexile_score -1
literary_form Fiction
literary_form_full Fiction
primary_isbn 9780061807169
publishDate 2009
record_details overdrive:79e36ada-bc1b-43bd-9964-ebaa743c0014|eBook|eBook||English|HarperCollins|2009|
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_school
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
overdrive:79e36ada-bc1b-43bd-9964-ebaa743c0014 -1 Available Online Available Online false true true false false false
series Acorna
series_with_volume Acorna|2
title_display Acorna's Quest
title_full Acorna's Quest Acorna Series, Book 2
title_short Acorna's Quest
title_sub Acorna Series, Book 2
topic_facet Fantasy, Science Fiction, Young Adult Fiction