The Mob

By Martini, Clem

Publishers Summary:
The Mob is the saga of a crow family, the Kinaars, who are faced with troubled times. When the family converges for the annual Gathering, a mob mounts a revenge attack on a cat -- with disastrous consequences. The Gathering should be a time to rejoice. Instead, it becomes a time of fear, danger and uncertainty, when ancient laws and customs are tested. A tribunal passes judgment -- the instigator of the mob, the impulsive and charismatic Kyp, must be punished.Then, just when the Kinaars are divided over the mob attack, an unexpected blizzard spells more trouble. They desperately need a safe roost. The family splits, leaving the Gathering Tree to seek shelter in forbidden worlds ... The Mob is book one in the trilogy Feather and Bone: The Crow Chronicles, to be followed by The Plague and The Judgment.

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ISBN
978-1-55337-574-6
Publisher
Kids Can Press


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on December 1, 2004

Gr 5-8 For 12 generations, the Gathering Tree has been a haven where the Crow clans recall their history, rejoice and rest, find a mate, remember fallen members of the flock, and select their leader, or "Chooser." At this gathering, young Kyp ru Kurea impulsively gives the call to mob a malicious cat that has killed a nestling, is charged with bringing danger to the Flock, and ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on October 1, 2005  |  Older Fiction

When a young crow is killed by a cat, the members of her flock, assembled for their annual Gathering, v...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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