Editorial Reviews. From School Library Journal. Starred Review. Grade 8 Up– Klass enters Firestorm: The Caretaker Trilogy: Book 1 – Kindle edition by David Klass. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. His mother is not his mother. His father is not his father. But if Jack hadn’t broken the high school rushing record that night, he never would have known an. When eighteen-year-old Jack learns he is actually from the future, sent back to fulfill a prophecy, he joins forces with a shape-shifter and a dog to fight the.

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Some problems stick out more than others. This book is action packed and keeps you on the edge of your seat! After another successful mission Jack promises to give up on the future’s battle with the dark army and throws the watch into the Amazon River. The first book in the series, Firestormwas the first book ever endorsed by Greenpeace [1] and was praised by critics for its combination of entertainment value and environmental message, garnering an American Library Association ALA Best Book citation, [2] a starred review from Publishers Weekly[3] and a favorable review by the New York Times Book Review.

The special powers in Firestorm were just like the powers I read from a manga, One Piece. Seems my father isn’t my father. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: This was a really great book! Jack travels around the world to try to make the present become better than the past by helping the Earth.

They have a wild run in at a carnival, a hot air balloon ride, and a full out war with the leader of the Dark Army, the father of his previous enemy. Firesgorm 29, Firestom Marchand rated it did not like it. He is able to outsmart the ninja and get it into a position where he is in total control and can get some information about this life that is a total lie to him It was as if the writer suddenly realized how stupidly immature his book was being and decided to shove a lesson in conservation in there as a last-ditch effort to save the story.


Young Adult Book Reviews Book reviews written by a high school librarian. I would rewrite it and then make sure it fits with the rest of the story. Yes Iowa Teen Award Winner Jack lives with his parents in a normal town, where he excels in football and other sports as well as academics. The Caretaker Trilogy 1.

An example of this is when the dog from one thousand years into the future he telepathically communicates with and comes to trust tricks him into getting locked in a barn, wondering how he could be such a fool I have been made to read this book.

While, this style is not technically a proper writing style, the short sentence structure gives the book a feeling of urgency and keeps the story moving. But the ending was not exciting it was boring and expected. Jack lives with his parents in a normal town, where he excels in football and other sports as well as academics. The story became complicated and confusing at times.

I chose this novel for the witty banter and the rollercoaster ride I was forced on. Nov 29, Lakedaemon rated it did not like it Shelves: It sounded more like the set up of a movie scene and was easy to imagine.

Email required Address never made public. Feb 01, Aden Schmidt rated it really liked it. Oct 31, Jake rated it it was ok. And no, I have no idea what that is.

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Some are more helpful than others at helping him find his destiny. Hardly a “the” in the entire book: Klass also clearly expresses that we, as a civilization, are very destructive to the Earth, and we need to become aware of our surroundings and our effect on the planet. I strongly recommend you read this book. There is no plot, all the characters just blow stuff up, and the idea of the book as a whole is hard to identify.

But I’m also left wondering if Klass was deliberately being tongue-in-cheek at times, deliberately using cliched phrases, or not. Also, when Eko took out the klzss technology, the writer never writes any details about why it worked and this was like another manga I read called Doraemon.

Jack Danielson, the main character said “But when you’re all alone and you start to be friends with someone and trust them, it’s awful when they betray you” David Klass, pg. The second was kind of a cliffhanger.


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He also constantly blurts out all of I only picked up this book because I’ve read and enjoyed so many of David Klass’s realistic fiction. I would recommend Firestorm by David Klass to a 9th grader and up since it contains inappropriate text.

If firesttorm have a tween boy who needs to read lots of butt kickin’, peacock struttin’ adventure, pick up this one.

Right now I have to save the world, before there’s no future on Earth for me to come back from. This is a good book about what people around the world have done to Earth. S I usually read a book half-way through before tossing it aside as unreadable for me. The most irritating part are the sentence fragments and since I’m not such a good reader Jack Danielson, the main character said “But when you’re all alone and you start to be friends with someone and trust them, it’s awful when they betray you” David Klass, pg.

A dynamic plot is a good thing to keep a reader on his or her toes, but I think Klass went a little too far with it. Sci-fi book young men saving the world has a dog who can talk like compagnion and the guy is from the future. His mother is not his mother. Jack is confiding in the reader like one would write to a diary, which made me feel closer to him throughout the book.

Now Firestorm is a book anyone should read. His telepathic dog Gisco is lovable and speaks in mostly full sentences. As for technology, the author doesn’t really point out what makes one good and another bad, other than who is using it. One night after a particularly great football performance, he notices a strange man following him.