The Burning
The Burning (Guardians Of Ga'hoole #6)
The Burning
Kathryn Lasky
Soren and his band are sent to the mysterious Northern Kingdoms to gather allies and learn the art of war in preparation for the coming cataclysmic battle against the sinister Pure Ones. Meanwhile, in the Southern Kingdoms, St. Aggies has fallen to the Pure Ones and they are using its resources to plan a final invasion of The Great Ga'Hoole Tree. With the future of all Owldom in the balance, the parliament of Ga'Hoole must decide whether or not to join forces with the brutal Skench and Sporn and the scattered remnants of St. Aggies who remain faithful to them. A great battle is on the

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  • Adventure
  • Fantasy

Age Level: 

  • 12 and up
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Soren and his division of owls are from Ga'Hoole and are being sent on a very important mission. If they fail this mission then many owls in the world could perish at the hands (or talons) of the Pure Ones. Soren splits his team up for the mission, they all go to different places in the Northern Kingdom to ask for help from the groups of owls there that could help them fight the Pure Ones. The Pure Ones are dangerous owls who if became powerful enough could destroy owls at their will.

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The Burning is about a Barn Owl named Soren, and his friends, Gylfie, an Elf Owl, Twilight, a Great Grey Owl, and Digger, a Burrowing Owl. These four, along with some other owls, go on a quest to the North. In this quest, they are attempting to gather help for Ga'Hoole, the place that they live. The owls of Ga'Hoole are planning a strike in the battle against the Pure Ones. The Pure Ones are a group of evil Barn Owls that are led by Soren's brother, Kludd

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