Colfer, Eoin    Airman    TEEN FIC COLFER

In the late 1800s, when Conor discovers a conspiracy to overthrow the king, he is branded a traitor, imprisoned, and forced to mine for diamonds under brutal condition. He plots a daring escape by way of a flying machine that he must design, build, and, hardest of all, trust to carry him to safety. Grades 9 and up.