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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I would definitely do more with the characters. At times I found myself feeling many emotions toward Jack: It seems as though I was in his thoughts the whole way, so I knew everything he was thinking. The third book in the trilogy is Timelockpublished in His true parents are among the Caretakers, who live in that future, and he has been sent back to the present, to the Turning Point, the last opportunity to stop the environmental disasters that the Dark Army has set in play in order to ruin the world.
The adventure was great, but it was also exceedingly corny. 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.
My favorite action scene savid shortly after Jack was duped by Gisco, the telepathic dog. It was so good i read it in two days. I thoroughly enjoyed the sentence fragments that sped the story along at a frantic pace at times despite being an English teacher.
Feb 17, Bogdan rated it really liked it.
I have been made to read this book. In short, concise sentence fragments. I also like how the author set up a feeling that shows just the beginning of a complicated story.
May 06, Alexa Hamilton rated it did not like it Shelves: The last part of plot did not make any sense to me. Antigrav suits that let you fly are good technology used by the good guys.
Apr 19, Jennifer Clark rated it it was amazing. Klass grew up in a family that loved literature and theater—his parents were both college professors and writers—but he was a reluctant reader, preferring sports to books.
I found it intriguing.
In fact, the only thing that changed was the plot, which only became more convoluted as the book dragged on. But the problem I felt that had to be the worst was the ending. Klass also clearly expresses that firetorm, as a civilization, are very destructive to the Earth, and we need to become aware of our surroundings and our effect on the planet.
Firestorm (Caretaker, #1) by David Klass
Look it up, my friend, but not right now. The character are amazong and the book in olass. This cover would appeal to boys and any girls looking for an action adventure story. Jack has to stop the dark army from polluting the Earth and killing everyone on it. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here He can run faster, jump higher, and is more intelligent than the other firesotrm around him. The rules are shrouded in secrets.
I do hope that there is another book. For Jack life comes pretty easy, which is why he can never understand why his parents never want him to shine like he knows he can. Email Address never made public. With the help of 2 “friends” he strives to complete his destiny while he fights off the Dark Army that has come to stop him.
I like the books about the future and what could happen later on firetsorm the world. His main enemy is unknown, but its man klss. It makes you think about how humans are really doing to the Earth.
It sure didn’t help my opinion after deciding to set it aside that I read the back of the book and found firestomr glowing review by the head Greenpeace dude.
Ffirestorm can honestly say i really loved this book! The Best Books of A star running back on the football team, Jack barely has time to savor a victory before his father whisks him away, warning him that everything the teen believes is a lie.
If so, that usage gives the novel a hidden, little, running joke of mock-seriousness, not unlike some of Ovid’s mock-epics. Dodging death at every turn, he has to save the future from the damage being done in the present. But other than the ending I have no other big things to talk about. I listened to the audio version, and I’m not sure if I’d have liked it better filtered entirely through my own mind, or not. Klass portrays Jack as a kid with a lot of depth. Eko was one of those characters.
By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. There are a few things I didn’t like though. How could you find something that you did not have a clue what was it? His telepathic dog Gisco is firestofm and speaks in mostly full sentences. Jack is continuously fighting against the monsters destroying our planet, and who leave the future Earth abominated. Teachers can use this book as a jumping off point olass a debate or a discussion of ecological issues.