Noki is a young Native American who has worked hard to learn the stone
knapperís art. His idyllic life is shattered with the arrival of the
Spanish priests and their followers, who bring with them devastating
sicknesses and strange gods. Noki wonders how he can resist the efforts
of the white men to destroy his way of life, even as his little brother,
Eti, is drawn to the Spanish gods and their charismatic priest. Nokiís
life is complicated even more when the tribe's vengeful shaman discovers
Eti's secret visits to the white menís new villageÖ.
Antonio Peyri, a young Franciscan priest newly arrived in Spanish California, is put in charge of building the Mission San Luis Rey. Even as new buildings rise on the grass and scrub-covered hills, Father Peyri struggles to win the hearts and souls of the people already living there. How he is able to do this when the Native Americans fear and distrust him is at the core of this fact-based young-adult novel of early California.
The Federation is desperate for the rare materials probes have detected
on Mendel, but the systemís blue sun is deadly to humans. The
solution? Create a race of young mutated humans who can live and work on
Corree has successfully led her
small group of forest mutants for five years.
Then the weird dreams begin. They disclose the groupís
previously suppressed memories and lead her on a search to find other
mutants. When her quest takes her to the desert, Corree discovers a
sinister plot as well as a terrifying enemyóone that will carry her
far beyond Mendelís solar system.
In Blue Fire, Corree is again captured, this time by the Federation. Her destination is the Federation home world. She must not only escape, but help the others on Mendel fight the robots that have been sent to the planet to subdue them.
In Power Stone of Alogol, Corree uncovers a plot by a renegade scientist to overthrow the Federation government and destroy non-humans.
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