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Hawksong Book Summary and Study Guide

Okay, haaksong how do they try to end it? They come together and form an ideal, a dream, bool a place where their peoples can boik together in peace.

If you really want to read this book, I would advise you to skip this part because it does contain one teeny tiny spoiler. Jun 27, Lauren Elizabeth rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: I love love love this book and am officialy hooked on it. I’m really shocked by how much I liked this book. Specifically, the avians, who are at war with the serpentine, and have nawksong for as long as anyone can remember. I read it in one day the first time, and as I do with many books I love, I reread it the next day.

Their queen is the Naga. The lessons about love, emotion, race, and stereotype are there, but they are woven intricately into the characters and story. Some reasons I liked this book are the characters were great, the plot kept you always excited, and it was clean!


Sure, she hawksojg enjoy him, but only as a friend. It is not a marriage arranged by the parents but by the heirs themselves! Although the two hawsong people are willing to do whatever it takes, their elders are reluctant. Is he planing something? I suppose the way this story plays out is a little bit predictable, but it is the telling of the story and the very unique world that the author has built that makes it unique.

Everybody won here, in a way that doesn’t feel very true to life. Nov 15, Patrixia Lansangan rated it liked it. Otherwise, the place that the book ends is so abrupt and premature that it really should be considered “part one” versus “book one. Easily one of the greatest books I’ve ever come across.

Hawksong by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes | : Books

The avians and the serpiente are not ready to trust one another- and some people will do anything to keep hawksnog that way From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The serpiente have the second form of a snake.

Views Read Edit View history. However, she survives while Zane stays at her side. The avians have been at war for many generations now with their enemies the serpiente who take snake form. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. So, I was cool with the plot. Very little detail is given and that is incredibly frustrating. With nothing more to go on than the revenge for their people’s deaths, the two new leaders of each side are tired of the endless bloodshed and seek help from a neutral land.

Okay, I simply loved him. But unlike Mockingjaywhich preaches against war by showing its horrors not that this was ineffectiveHawksong preaches against war by showing the contrast and beauty of peace.


It’s an amazing book to read.

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As usual, Amelia’s writing style is flawless. Danica brings that safe element to the story. Each society feels real, and each feels beautifully contrasting.

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I was surprised when it came that is is so small – it’s a cute book. The only way the two sides can ever find peace is if their leaders imitate it themselves by I simply love history and ancient stories and this book had quite a lot of them.

See and discover other items: Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. I loved that people could change into birds and snakes I’ve always thought that would be a really cool superpower. Thanks for telling us about the problem. The Kiesha’ra of the Den of Shadows. Every one of her books is a treat. Early on the book, Zane informs Danica that he doesn’t love her and that he doubts he ever will but as people try to pull them apart via assessinations attempts he finds out that he was wrong.

They both want the same thing, but is it enough to keep the marriage together? The world-building is even more scanty. Irene is also a good character, and her little quote “Go rake somewhere else little Hawk-let” is one of my favourite lines. English Choose a language for shopping. It manages to incorporate them all successfully and in a way that both instructs and entertains.