Thirteen-year-old Falcon Quinn and his neighbors, Max and Megan, board bus number 13 for school on an ordinary day in Cold River, Maine. Only the bus doesn't take its ordinary route, and Falcon and his friends soon find themselves in an extraordinary place on Shadow Island, at the Academy for Monsters. With a student body stranger than the cast of any monster movie Falcon has ever seen, the academy is home to creatures and oddities of all kinds.
We loved this book. The reader is excellent--very impressive characterizations for each character. It is very fun and funny. It also deals with issues..Show More » of identity. We can't wait until the second book comes out on May 11th, 2011!« Show Less
Falcon Quinn survived the first term at the Academy for Monsters along with his monstrous friends Max, Pearl, Mortia, and the rest. He has finally discovered his monster nature and is working hard to embrace it. But what does it mean to be an Angel, exactly?
Life is not easy for Falcon Quinn, but he manages to make it through another predicament.The narrator did a good job.