Francesca T. Barbini
- Title: White Child
- Author: Francesca T. Barbini
- ISBN: 9780993194221
- Page: 105
- Format: Paperback
When 12 year old Julius McCoy is told that he has been selected to join the elite Zed Lunar Academy, he is over the moonterally It promises to be a year of neck breaking races in The Hologram Palace, spaceship pilot training and of course, developing his own very special mind skills.Yet even as he begins to get a grip on his fantastic abilities, strange things startWhen 12 year old Julius McCoy is told that he has been selected to join the elite Zed Lunar Academy, he is over the moonterally It promises to be a year of neck breaking races in The Hologram Palace, spaceship pilot training and of course, developing his own very special mind skills.Yet even as he begins to get a grip on his fantastic abilities, strange things start to happen around him Who are the three mysterious men hanging about in Satras, the moon capital particularly their sinister leader in the red cap, who seems to know a lot than he should about Julius And what of the growing threat of the evil Queen Salgoria, head of the technologically gifted Arneshian outcasts, who are making ominous advances again It s all a lot than a young boy should be expected to deal with Yet, little does Julius realise exactly how critical he will be to the fate of Zed, and ultimately, Earth itself Tijaran Tales White Child is a sci fi story for children of all ages, about the trials of growing up, the joy of friendship, standing up for what s right, and how much fun kids can have when they re able to manipulate energy with the power of their minds.
Recent Comments "White Child"
A good read filled with quirky humour and likeable characters. Hard to believe nobody had thought of setting a story like this on the Moon before. Barbini's book has imagination in spades and breezes along at a great pace. It's also filled with plenty of good morals, both in the respect the children show towards their teachers, and adults in general, and a world where bullies are given short shrift. The character of Faith in this is a great, and unique one too because, despite having a "disabili [...]
This is going into my school library, I'm sure all the kids will wish (like me!) that they could be a pupil at the Lunar Academy, it sounds great! I think it will appeal to a few of the boys aged between 9 and 12 that I can think of, but as an adult I enjoyed it too, particularly what they would do in their classes and the Hologram Palace.
Loved how creative and real the world felt! Can't wait to get my hands on the second one!
This is the first book in the Tijaran Tales series. The second one is in editing and I'm about to start writing the third.I do like it very much, and most of all, I have loved every minute I've spent writing it.My website (FTBarbini) has more information on the book and also the links to the blog, twitter and facebook page.More reviews on for now.I look forward to hear your opinion.Cheers!Francesca
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