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Dawn (Warriors: The New Prophecy #3)

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Something terrifying is happening in the world of the Clans. Amid the destruction of the forest, cats are disappearing, including ThunderClan's beloved medicine cat apprentice, Leafpaw. Now the young cats who set off on a quest many moons ago have returned with a chilling message: The Clans must move to a new home, or risk extermination.

But it is not easy to convince the c
Paperback, 335 pages
Published November 14th 2006 by HarperCollins (first published December 27th 2005)
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~♥~ happinesslife

La verdad es que el libro tiene muy buen ritmo y es muy ligero, algo que me ha dejado un poco descolocada es que hay asuntos que no se resuelven al final y veo un atisbo de misterio muy interesante.

Un final de trilogía lleno de miedos, peligros y aventura, los gatos deberán unirse para poder sobrevivir.
Luke!GO LSU!
I am at the part of the book where te cats on the journey come back from midnight(the badger). They must convince their leaders to go to the great rock to see star clan. They must do this to save all of the cats in the forest. So i far i think this book is a good book. I think it is because i am currnetly having an read-atthon on talking cats! I think that the warrirors seirs is a great book to start on! I still wonder if they are going to save the cats on the clans...
Lydia Dyslin
May 07, 2016 Lydia Dyslin rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2016-reads
It was good! Actually, when I first tried out the Warriors series to see if I liked it, I started with the third series, "Power of Three" and the new forest where book four and beyond is going to take place in is the place that I first "set up" everything in my mind first, so it feels really familiar to me.

I don't see why Squirrelpaw was not made a warrior in this book. She just went on a long and dangerous journey to a place that no cat except them had ever been before, and then she comes alll
Kate Matson
Jul 26, 2016 Kate Matson rated it really liked it
So good!!!
Brambleclaw, Squirlflight, Cropaw and all the other Cats that went on the journey have returned. They convinced the rest of he clans that they had to run from the humans that were destroying everything. The cats convinced all the clans to go on the journey over the mountians. They come across the Tribe of Endless Hunting. They stay a few days. Then Stormfur decides to stay because he is in love with brook.

I can make a text-to-self connection to thiis book. In this book All the clans decide to
Aug 26, 2010 Amanda rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition

Squirrelpaw, Brambleclaw, Crowpaw, Stormfur, and Tawnypelt have finally returned from their long journey to find Midnight and a place for their Clans to flee. The twoleg destruction has grown much worse since the 5 cats left. Twoleg monsters have torn up half the forest, and Windclan is on the very brink of starvation, with Thunderclan and Shadowclan not far behind. Riverclan is the only clan that doesn't seem to be suffering, with t
Ashlynn Carpenter
Apr 28, 2016 Ashlynn Carpenter rated it it was amazing
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I've read the book before but I'm rereading it again because I loved Brambleclaw so much:) I realized a lot more detail now that I'm reading this series again! This is an awesome book! FIVE STARS IN MY BOOK:)!!
Jan 23, 2011 Wildheart rated it it was amazing
This was awesome, though it took the cats little time to get to their new territory, it felt real and totally believable. The fact that it was mainly the twolegs fault, and that they drove them out by starvation and killing them off, made me have to continue. I did cry when Crowpaw got his warrior name. In this book you can see that first, what humans do to the environment is disguisting, all forms of life are special and have feelings, and lastly what you believe follows you no matter where you ...more
Emma Chris
Oct 09, 2014 Emma Chris rated it really liked it
I really enjoyed this book. I love Erin Hunters writing style. This book starts of where Moonlight left off. The cats have just returned from there quest to find Midnight. They have found out that they must leave the forest to find a new home because the Twolegs are destroying the forest. The conflict comes in when some of the clans can't or won't leave the forest for one reason or another. I really like how we can see Brambleclaw and Squirrelpaws relationship grow stronger in this book. I also ...more
Apr 12, 2011 Scott rated it it was amazing
Shelves: young-adult
Upon returning to the forest, the cats of the quest to the Sun Drown place now face a new challenge ... to convince their clans that they must leave the forest. The Two Legs are destroying the forest and the clans must work together in order to survive. The cats of the quest have proven it is possible and FireStar understands how urgent the situation is ... but will he be able to convince the leaders of the other clans? Remaining is impossible but the path to new home chosen by StarClan remains ...more
Feb 26, 2016 Anton rated it really liked it
Not as exciting as the previous two installments, but lots of character development, with a bittersweet ending that left me wanting more!
Feb 03, 2014 Kirsti rated it it was amazing
Wow, what a pretty cover! Who wouldn't want to read this book based entirely on the cover alone? Luckily the story itself is reflected well with that pretty cover, filled with suspense, new friends, and excitement.

It was so sad to see the severe destruction of the Forest we grew to know so well in the first book series. Sunningrocks, Fourtrees and the River all destroyed by man's relentless ravaging of the Natural world. I would never call myself an Environmentalist, but I still hate the effect
Sep 03, 2016 Linda rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Aug 14, 2015 Claire Booking rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
May 10, 2014 Claire rated it it was amazing
Awesomely awesome!
Aug 17, 2016 Leonor rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition

En esta ocasión, los gatos tendrán que presenciar cómo su hogar es destruido por los Dos Patas, o sea, los humanos. Por lo que tendrán que salir de ahí, y para eso están los gatos que hicieron el viaje al lugar donde se esconde el sol: para guiarlos, cuidarlos y transmitirles su experiencia al resto de los clanes, que están muy debilitados por el hambre, el miedo y la tristeza, ya que algunos gatos han sucumbido a las penurias.

Pasarán nuevamente a través de las montañas, donde los gatos d
Jan 20, 2016 Ynwa rated it really liked it
Je pense que ce tome était un tome de transition avant les trois derniers. Peu d'actions dans la première moitié du livre mais de la réflexion. En effet, chacun des membres de notre petite troupe retrouve son clan. Malheureusement la menace est déjà en train de ravager les territoires des quatre clans.
Les chefs vont devoir prendre des décisions. Vont-ils réussir à s'entendre et dépasser les frontières de leurs clans pour ne devenir qu'un? Faut-il vraiment quitter le territoire comme l'indique
Jun 16, 2016 VeganMedusa rated it really liked it
Humans suck.
Mar 21, 2014 MelanieP rated it really liked it
The New Prophecy Warriors: Dawn Author: Erin Hunter Genre: Action
The five cats out of six have returned home from their mission. Crowpaw, Brambleclaw, Squirrepaws, Tawnypelt and Stormfur all made it to the clans. Feathertail has risked her life and died on the trip. Now the remaining cats go back to their own clans to tell their leaders that the clan must move to a new home, or risk extermination. Their plan is to go tell their leaders and persuade them to go to the Fourtrees to recieve the sig
Hunter K
May 16, 2015 Hunter K rated it really liked it
Leaf paw and other clan cats our trapped in a two leg nest near thunder clan territory. Squirrel paw had a dream about her sister. She finds her in her dream. When they go to find her they discover the other clan cats. In the process of rescuing them gray stripe gets captured. They start to finally leave their home.

Graystripe- father of silver stream and stormfur.
Brambleclaw- was on the journey two the sundrown place.
Squirrelpaw- went on the journey.
Leafpaw- medicine cat apprentice.

Jan 01, 2015 Julie rated it liked it
The voyaging cats return and find the Clans in worse shape than they had imagined. Spottedleaf shows Squirrelpaw a dream about how to find Leafpaw. The rescue the cats but at a cost. The Clans finally decide to all leave and travel over the mountains to a new territory by the shores of a lake. Will they all find the homes they finally need there?

This book kinda felt like an in-betweener. The journey wasn't what it was all about like in the first book, it was really about how they finally left an
Chloe Nakai
Sep 25, 2016 Chloe Nakai rated it it was amazing
The general summary of the book was that, four certain cats were being send by there warrior ancestors called the Star Clan and Star Clan had send four of those cats to go on a journey to retrieve a message from a badger named Midnight although it was only those four cats that had to retrieve the message two more cats ended up coming on the journey also, that made six. They go threw the mountains and meet new danger's and and strange cats on the way, When the journey was becoming amazingly hard ...more
May 15, 2016 Carol rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Los libros de en medio de las series siempre se me hacen tediosos. Estuvo bien, pero fue solo el viaje de los clanes en busca de su nuevo hogar, y la primera mitad fue pura pelea entre que unos clanes querían irse y otros no. Hubo partes pesadas, otras más emocionantes. Sabía lo de Borrascoso desde que se empezaron a acercar a las montañas de nuevo y me intriga que sucederá con Látigo Gris. Espero que los que siguen se vuelvan a poner emocionantes.
Mar 24, 2016 Anita rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Los gatos guerreros se merecen una oportunidad, los libros van mejorando conforme pasan y sus personajes se hacen cada vez mas reales, dejan de ser gatos, siguiendo siendo gatos a la vez, al contarnos una historia entretenida en la que empezamos ver en su comportamiento y en su forma de organizarse cosas cada vez más humanas.
Carl Hayes
Mar 29, 2014 Carl Hayes rated it it was amazing
Something terrifying is happening in the world of the Clans. Amid the destruction of the forest, cats are disappearing, including ThunderClan's beloved medicine cat apprentice, Leafpaw. Now the young cats who set off on a quest many moons ago have returned with a chilling message: The Clans must move to a new home, or risk extermination.

But it is not easy to convince the cats to leave. Even if all four Clans agreed to travel together, the dangers waiting for them beyond their borders are impossi
Ashley Linville
Sep 21, 2016 Ashley Linville rated it really liked it
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Macie Mattocks
Apr 20, 2016 Macie Mattocks rated it it was amazing
My book that I read is Warriors: Dawn by Erin Hunter. The genre of this book is fantasy because there are talking cats that have "powers" and can communicate with cat gods. The setting of this book is in the mountains while that cats travel. The main characters are Squirrelpaw, Brambleclaw, Leafpaw, Stormfur, Feathertail, and Crowpaw. This book is about 6 cats and 4 of them had a dream from StarClan that they have to fulfill a prophecy before their forest home is destroyed by Twolegs, they take ...more
Feb 11, 2011 Aoife rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: All warrior fans! Read them in order everyone!
This book was as enjoyable as the last. The clans must unite together on a journey as the clans go on the search for their new home. It has good and ending and is another addicting read, can't put them down!
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-Décimo segundo libro para el Autumnthon 2015 (Libro con una portada bonita)


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Carson Anderson
Nov 30, 2015 Carson Anderson rated it really liked it
Warriors Dawn The New Prophecy by Erin Hunter was a fantastic book. The young cats that set off on a journey many moons ago now will lead there clans to a new home. All four clans must work together to survive and find a new home. But will Starclan follow them or not?

I liked this book because it's it was a thriller of continuation from the last book. I also liked how Brambleclaw kind of took control of being Thunderclans deputy. I did not like how Graystripe did not return yet back to Thunderc
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Erin Hunter is the pseudonym of five people: Kate Cary, Cherith Baldry, Tui T. Sutherland, Gillian Phillips, and Inbali Iserles, as well as editor Victoria Holmes. Together, they write the Warriors series as well as the Seekers series. Erin Hunter is working on a new series now called Survivors.

Erin Hunter is inspired by a love of cats and a fascination with the ferocity of the natural world. As
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Other Books in the Series

Warriors: The New Prophecy (6 books)
  • Midnight (Warriors: The New Prophecy, #1)
  • Moonrise (Warriors: The New Prophecy, #2)
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“This is not an end. It is a beginning. You will need the courage of a lion to face this journey.” 55 likes
“Our father was a great warrior. Our mother is proud and strong. They shared only one flaw: that their only loyalty was to themselves above all other cats. We're not like that. We understand what it means to be loyal to our Clan. We have the courage to live by the warrior code. And because of that we'll be the most powerful cats in RiverClan one day, and our Clanmates will have to respect us then.” 27 likes
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