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Great book for middle school. Purchased as a gift for an elementary school. Very unique and original story line. Also enjoyed by the adults in my book club.Published 2 months ago by sarge
Such a great, original adventure. Boys and girls alike will enjoy it, as well as old and young. Lots of follow up info out there about actual fighting kites to further inspire... Read morePublished 18 months ago by J. Holt
Details in this story (of which I won't say more and spoil it) got my imagination going well. I now view what I thought of as mundane in our world in a new way, and enjoyed the... Read morePublished on January 3, 2013 by Deb
You come to love Oliver quickly and want to see how he can overcome with the odds against him. The images of trying to fly and barely clearing the treetops are ingrained in my... Read morePublished on November 13, 2012 by julie
]Windblowne by Stephen Messer
Kites with personalities? Evil kites that hunt and maim and a beloved kite that guides, protects, and leads a boy to discover his talents... Read more
I'm actually not sure where to begin this review. I mean, so many things about this book are unique. But, since a cover is what we usually see first, I'll start there. Oh. My. Read morePublished on February 28, 2011 by Whatcha Reading Now?
Although I am neither a fan of fantasy nor a YA reader, I was won over by the wisdom in Messer's thoroughly realized windblown world. Read morePublished on December 18, 2010 by Sara Backer
WINDBLOWNE by Stephen Messer
The cover of Stephen Messer's debut novel immediately caught my eye and piqued my interest. Read more
Young adult and middle-grade fiction have been taking over the publishing industry and I, for one, am extremely happy about this fact. Read morePublished on July 11, 2010 by A Very Merry Shakespeare