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Maximum Ride

The Angel Experiment
Patterson, James (Book - 2005 )
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
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After the mutant Erasers abduct the youngest member of their group, the "bird kids," who are the result of genetic experimentation, take off in pursuit and find themselves struggling to understand their own origins and purpose.
Authors: Patterson, James, 1947-
Title: Maximum Ride
the angel experiment
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown, 2005.
Edition: 1st ed.
Characteristics: 422 p. ;,23 cm.
Summary: After the mutant Erasers abduct the youngest member of their group, the "bird kids," who are the result of genetic experimentation, take off in pursuit and find themselves struggling to understand their own origins and purpose.
Audience: 700
Awards & Distinctions: Abraham Lincoln Illinois High School Award Nominee, 2008.
Local Note: Reading Counts RC 41 10170
Accelerated Reader AR 46 10110
Alternate Title: Angel experiment
ISBN: 031615556X
9780316155564
1594830487
Statement of Responsibility: James Patterson
Study Program: Reading Counts RC 6-8 4.1 17.0 Quiz: 37376 Guided reading level: X.
Accelerated Reader AR MG+ 4.6 11.0 Quiz: 88565.
Subject Headings: Adventure and adventurers Juvenile fiction. Genetic engineering Juvenile fiction. Ride, Maximum (Fictitious character) Fiction. Adventure and adventurers Fiction. Genetic engineering Fiction.
Genre/Form: Science fiction.
Topical Term: Adventure and adventurers
Genetic engineering
Ride, Maximum (Fictitious character)
Adventure and adventurers
Genetic engineering
LCCN: 2004018623
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This book? Da pits. Sorry all loyal Maximum Ride fans, but this book seriously sucks! First of all, James Dashner keeps interrupting himself in all of his sentences. I swear, every other sentence has at least one hyphen or semicolon. Secondly, the chapters are, like, two pages long. Thirdly, you can't 'see' anything. It's too rushed. And finally, the humor is crude and childish. There's seriously a boy named 'The Gasman' because of his gas problems. If I didn't know better, I'd say this was written by an eleven-year-old. And I'm allowed to say that, because I read ALL the time, and I also do a lot of writing, so I know about proper sentence structure and such. Anyway, I guess it would be all right for younger kids, but to me- and my brother- it was pretty much sucky.

Read when the wind blows. It's like a prequel to the series

Maximum Ride is one of my favorite series ever! There is tons of action, with great protagonists and mostly straightforward antagonists. With the plot, it could be a very dark and violent series, but there is so much humor that everything has a light spin on it. Along with the amazing (and age appropriate) humor, there's a streak of romance that grows throughout the series and it captivated me. I absolutely love this series and the characters; I recommend it to everyone!!!!

Jun 09, 2014
  • black_bear_445 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Amazing book very good action packed

Jan 24, 2014
  • enriquegomez5 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

James Patterson is the best book writer in my opinion. this one is one of my favorites.

IF YOU LIKE THIS BOOK THEN READ HIVE! Its the best series i have ever read

Maximum Ride is one of my personal favorite book series

Sep 30, 2013
  • DAUNTLESSshadowhunter rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Okay, seriously, there should be like no copies available on this book. People read it! I'm on Nevermore! READ THIS SERIES especially if you like the Percy Jackson books! same type of humor and excitement! awesome, awesome series.

DO YOURSELF A FAVOUR. READ THIS SERIES. NOW.

okay, but I still don't get the problem in this book and I've read all books but nevermore and max... HARRY POTTER ROCKS, THOUGH!

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AMORY LOGAN SILVA thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

Aug 06, 2013
  • amycarrieclavet rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

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black_cat_571 thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

Feb 09, 2013
  • meowash rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

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Sep 11, 2012
  • Jesse_Kriese rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

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Jul 14, 2012
  • Aeroflaire rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

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Jul 09, 2014
  • BarSeeg rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

A great read! A lot of action, interesting story and characters you will like. Follow the story of Max and the other kids from the Maximum Ride series.

Sep 14, 2012
  • Jesse_Kriese rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Max, Fang, Iggy (14), Nudge (11), Gazzy or the Gasman (8) and Angel (6) are living proof of an experiment with avian DNA. 98% percent human, 2% bird, complete with wings. They were raised in a horrific lab the call the school. Tortured, experimented on, and forced to live in a dog crate. But 4 years ago, Jeb, one of the white coats, helped them escape this prison. now they live in a faraway safe house. But one day, Jeb vanishes without a trace. Now they have they have to fight for themselves with Max as there leader.
After the youngest member of the flock, Angel, gets kidnapped by Erasers (wolf human mutants), the flock goes on an adventure to save Angel that could risk the life of others.

Thank you so much for reading!!!! Rate 5 stars!! Oh and keep reading maximum ride hehe

Aug 02, 2012
  • coolnoor rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Bird kids Max, Fang, Iggy, Nudge, Gazzyand Angel have never known a. Family. They grew up in cages in a science lab, and had bird genes injected into them. They were saved by Jeb, who loved and cared for them but after a couple years he disappears. The adventure carries on from there.

Jun 21, 2012
  • Brown_Ox_1 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Max, Fang, Iggy, Nudge, Gasman, and Angel are the human avian results of genetic experiments, and have wings. They try to evade the School, the organization that created them, the scientists who created them, and the Erasers, wolf-human mutants who work for the School.

May 22, 2012
  • loveneverlies1 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Maximum Ride: The Angel Experiment introduces Max, Fang, Iggy, Nudge, Gasman, and Angel: six kids who have been genetically altered so that they are only 98% human, and 2% bird. They grew up in cages, but now they're free, and live all by themselves. But when the mutant Erasers capture Angel, the Flock must leave the comfort and security of their newfound home and rescue her. Max, the oldest has a plan. But will it work, and what will they do after they find Angel?

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Coarse Language: Not much. There is more in the graphic novels.

Sep 24, 2012
  • Jesse_Kriese rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Frightening or Intense Scenes: sometimes intense scenes but not ttoooo bad.

May 22, 2012
  • loveneverlies1 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Sexual Content: all bad

May 22, 2012
  • loveneverlies1 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Violence: all bad

May 22, 2012
  • loveneverlies1 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Coarse Language: all bad

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Jun 09, 2014
  • black_bear_445 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Mysterious bird children nowhere to be found

Sep 02, 2013
  • Panda_10 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Iggy:"Can I come in?"
Max:"No! I'm in a towel!"
Iggy:"I'm blind!"

Jul 11, 2013
  • chickadee1999 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

“Holy [Insert your choice of a swear word here]," said Fang stunned.”
― James Patterson, The Angel Experiment

I mad eone of my famous snap decisions, the kind that everyone remembers later for being either the stupidest dumb-butt thing they eversaw or the miraculous saving of the day.. I seem to hear more about the first kind. That's gratitude for you.

Sep 11, 2012
  • Jesse_Kriese rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I vill now destroy de shickah bahrs!!!! wizout barhfing!!!

May 22, 2012
  • loveneverlies1 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

is it important to be right or is it important to do what's right? That's one of the hardest lessons to learn.

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Sep 11, 2012
  • Jesse_Kriese rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Maximum Ride

Maxiumum Ride: Max and the Erasers

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