The Journey (Guardians of Ga'Hoole Series #2)
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The Journey (Guardians of Ga'Hoole #2)

3.98 of 5 stars 3.98  ·  rating details  ·  6,202 ratings  ·  291 reviews

In the second installment of this enchanting series, Soren begins to discover his own inner powers as he and the other young owls embark on a mystical quest to become true Ga'Hoolian owls.

ebook, 260 pages
Published May 1st 2010 by Scholastic, Inc. (first published September 1st 2003)
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Nenangs
entah kenapa, kok ada rasa tokoh2 harry potter ya...

soren: harry potter
twilight: ron
ezylryb: mad-eye moody
otulissa: gabungan hermione (jawab2 pertanyaan) & draco malfoy (bangga2in noble lines)

hehehe...don't take it seriously...itu hanya perasaan empedalku saja!
:lol
Amara
Yeah.... so, I had hoped that the second book in the series would start to bring up my opinion of the story, but it didn't. I have a lot of complaints with this one.

This is definitely written for the wrong audience.
As I said previously, I really think this book suffers for its audience. There's a paradox in the subject matter; on the one hand, Lasky wants to deal with themes such as Stockholm Syndrome, cannibalism, and child soldiers, but at the same time, she has to write these themes so they'r...more
Amy
The journey of Soren and his band of friends continues in The Journey. (kinda fitting, don't you think?) But things just never seem to be going as well for Soren as he would like. His family is still missing, he knows his brother tried to kill him, he knows he will never see his sister again, and he gets stuck with a creepy instructor. Yea...the great Hoole empire is not quite what Soren was hoping for. Excitement! Adventure! Rescues! That is what this place is all about, isn't it? All the stori...more
Steven R. McEvoy
This second book in the Guardians of Ga'Hoole was just as good as the first. Continuing directly from the first, it is the story of our band of owls' journey from the Desert of Kuneer through the Beeks and on to the great Ga'Hoole tree on the island of Hoole. Once they arrive at the great tree, it is even more than the expected. All the legends or myths they had heard as young owls are true. The four friends live together in the same hollow but they are tapped(selected) to train for different sp...more
Kathryn
*Did not finish--Rating based on what I did read* Couldn't get past the first four or five chapters. I was really turned off by one of the sections that was way too violent and gory for a children's book, IMO. (It involved owls killing a bobcat and was utterly horrible!) Furthermore, I despised the way the owls seemed to think certain creatures were "less than" others; perhaps this is rectified later in the book but many of the characters that seemed endearing in the first book started to get on...more
Annamarie
Jun 25, 2009 Annamarie rated it 4 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition Recommends it for: Lanni
Recommended to Annamarie by: Sequel
Shelves: ya-series, series, own, fantasy
Soren, Gylfie, Digger and Twilight have become much more than best friends. They are in search of the legendary Great Ga'Hoole Tree together with Mrs. Plithiver who was Soren's blind nest maid snake. They have to let other owls know the dangers of St. Aggies. They feel the need to take up the mantle of Noble Knighthood of Ga'Hoole to protect other owls from a fate that they managed to escape. This not just about the journey to the tree but also the journey of friendship and how they compliment e...more
Truly
Kau akan terbang sampai ke Hoolemere.
Kau telah bertahan dari serangan burung gagak.
Kau telah terbang melintasi gurun. ....
Kau akan terbang menembus angin, menembus cahaya...
kau akan tetap terbang. Kau takkan gagal.
Kau pasti bisa menyelesaikan perjalanan ini.


Tujuan utama keempat sahabat Soren, Gylfie, Twilight dan Digger sudah jelas, mencari Pohon Ga'Hoole Agung Semuanya demi menciptakan keamanan dan ketentraman di dunia burung hantu. Ditemani oleh Mrs Plithiver, ular tua pelayan-sarang keluar...more
annik
— Милые мои, я полагаю, что это не тема для беседы за чаем. Я, как стол, решительно возражаю!

Ночные Стражи завораживают. Кланы, в которые распределяют по способностям, мудрые наставники, друзья... И все это относительно сов, милейших совяток, таких летучих клубочков из перьев и костей. Это просто МЯО. Почти как про котовоенов, у которых домом является лес, только про сов, для которых нет ничего роднее неба.
На меня уже давно косятся в общественном транспорте, потому что часто у меня в руках какая...more
Michelle E. Kobus
A very intriguing read, even though this is labeled a "child's" book. The story is written rather well; I always wanted to know what would happen next,and the characters are very likable. My only problem with this book, that became more apparent here than in the first book, is that the owls use very human words and explanations for almost everything. One owl, Twilight, also uses the word person in a sentence several time: To paraphrase Twilight, "It's enough to make a person exhausted" or someth...more
Ahfie Rofi
Setelah bertemu Digger, Soren dan kawan-kawan terbang menuju pohon Ga’Hoole Agung di siang hari. Lalu mereka diserang gerombolan burung gagak. Akhirnya mereka berhasil lolos meski salah satu sayap Digger terluka. Mereka sampai di lubang pohon cemara besar dan di sana Mrs Plithiver merawat luka Digger.

Selesai beristirahat, mereka melanjutkan perjalanan melalui jalur Sungai Hoole. Tampak kepulan asap di tengah hutan yang membumbung ke atas. Mereka mendatanginya, dan setelah sampai di depan mulut g...more
Lars Guthrie
Not quite as enthralling as the first in the series, but that's because Lasky has a lot of set-up work to do, once her band of young owls arrives at Ga'hoole. In other words, this looks like a series where you really do have to read sequentially. Certainly this volume would be confusing without having read the first, and now that I am on number three, 'The Rescue,' I am seeing that pattern repeated. And as a young reader more tolerant of exposition pointed out to me, there are quite a few import...more
Marchel
Buku kedua dari Guardians of Ga'Hoole.

Cerita tentang 4 petualang muda...eh 4 petualang burung hantu muda ^_^, Soren, Gylfie, Twilight, n Digger, berlanjut.

Cerita mengenai usaha mereka menemukan pulau tempat pohon Ga'Hoole berada, cerita mengenai kejadian-kejadian setelah mereka menemukan tempat itu.

Cerita ini benar-benar membuat gw "melambung" jauh, n sayang rasanya untuk berhenti membaca cerita ini (selesai pas jam 01.00 WIB ^_^) Serasa jadi burung hantu ^_^. Mimpi indah deh gw...

Ga serem, tapi...more
Jon
This is a clever story with a classic good verses evil plot. The characters of the story are young owls who have been orphaned and are now joining forces with an ancient order of owls (The Guardians of Ga'hoole) who rise each night to perform noble deeds and battle evil in the world. The young owls have much to learn about what noble deeds are and what it takes to be noble and to battle evil.

I have been reading this series aloud with my eleven year old. It has been entertaining.
Georgy
I thought the first book was better, The Journey didnt grab my attention as much as the Capture
Elfiegirl
Really good writing. Really good style. Really good plot. Really good humor. Really good.
But why am i rating it three stars if i thinks it's so good?
You have asked a very good question.
And at the moment, in order to fulfill your question of interest with the most true, sensible, simple, utter way possible would be to simply and cordially state, quite truly:
I AM SO DEAD SICK OF OWLS.
Wells
The title of the book is The Journey, and the author is Kathrine lasky. The main characters are Soren, glyfie, twilight, and digger. The theme is fantasy.The book is about the way to the great gahool tree. Do they make it?
The owls were going to the great ga'hoole tree but they got caught up in the wonderful forests, they had the best voles they ever eaten there. Will they make it to the great ga'hoole tree? Read to decide.
What I thought about this book was it was a good book, in the first book,...more
Hannah
This book wasn't the best guardians book, at all. It is worth reading, because if you skip it and go on to the 3rd book you will be so completely and utterly confused it's not even funny. The rest of the series is completely worth it, and it's a quick read anyways.
Kayla
I enjoyed this book also. And I can't wait to go out and get the rest of the series. :-)
Nina
amazing intresting,intriguing,fun,i'm running out of words!:)
Jimmyc
As newly fledged owlets, Gilfy and Soren must cross the whole of the southern kingdoms and cross the Sea of Hoolemere to make it to the mythical island of Hoole and the Great Ga'Hoole Tree where the Guardians live. Along the way, they shall make new friends, and meet new enemies. Who shall they meet, and what will they find? " 'Was it St. Aggie's?' Glyfie spoke softly. 'I wish it had been St. Aggie's. It was somehting far worse. Believe me-if St. Aggie's-Oh! You only wish!' The owl sighed and wa...more
Dena (Batch of Books)
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This is a really fun series. So far, I have been very impressed. It is original, unique, and completely different from anything else out there right now. I can see why it is a best selling series.

The Journey did not have as much action or bloodshed as book #1, The Capture, but it did not take away from the story at all. There was a lot of mystery and intrigue going on as the owls try to piece together bits of information.

They spend some time travelin...more
SKCircles
La suite des aventures de Soren, la jeune chouette effraie, et ses amis Gylfie, Spéléon et Perce-Neige, aventures qui sont synonymes, pour nos quatre petits héros, de nouvelles embûches, de nouvelles rencontres, de nouveaux enseignements. Kathryn Lasky confirme, dans ce deuxième tome, que c'est tout un univers qu'elle a su créer, riche, complexe, abouti. Car au Grand Arbre de Ga'Hoole, les hiboux et les chouettes sont presque aussi bien organisés que les jeunes sorciers de Poudlard !

En effet, si...more
Mr. Graham
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Frishawn Rasheed
Sep 09, 2010 Frishawn Rasheed rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition Recommends it for: everyone
This installment was just as inthralling as the first. After having survived being blown far off course into the frigid North of the Puffins. Our heroes find their way to the blessed island and the Great Ga'Hoole Tree.
It is here that the adventure really begins, as each member of the 'band' is set apart in different chores that highlight the strengths of each and allow each of the five (for I count Mrs.P) to develop in his or her own right.
I love the way that the author allows each character...more
Bree
I read the first Guardians of Ga’hoole series around the same time I began reading Erin Hunter’s Warriors series. The first book was enjoyable, and by the time I’d finished it, the film adaptation, Legend of the Guardians, had been released. The film is a condensation of the first three Guardians books, and I do really love it.

The series began as our main character, Soren, is brutally pushed from his next by his older brother. As Soren had yet to learn to fly, he is stranded. He ends up being ca...more
FantasyWereld
De strijd om Ga’Hoole is het tweede deel van Kathryn Lasky’s reeks De legende van de wachters. Het boek gaat verder waar De ontvoering eindigde: de jonge kerkuil Soren is met zijn vrienden op zoek naar de legendarische Grote Boom van Ga’Hoole. Ze willen de wachters die daar wonen waarschuwen voor het St. Aegolius Internaat voor Verweesde Uilen, dat uilskuikens en eieren ontvoert. Zullen de nobele uilen van Ga’Hoole Soren kunnen helpen om de ontvoerde uiltjes te bevrijden en zijn verdwenen zusje...more
Eleonore Rigby
Nach ihrer Flucht aus dem Sankt-Ägolius-Internat landen die vier Eulenkinder Soren, Gylfie, Digger und Morgengrau letztendlich auf dem Ga`Hoole-Baum. Dort treffen sie auf eine besondere Vereinigung der Eulen, die sogenannten Wächter oder auch Eulenritter genannt. Diese nehmen sie bei sich auf nach einer langen und gefährlichen Reise über das Ga`Hoole-Meer, das viele Abenteuer mit sich bringt. So zum Beispiel treffen die mutigen jungen Vögel auf Papageientaucher welche ihnen helfen wollen oder Kr...more
Graziano

‘In the twilight hour
We are home in our tree
We are owls, we are free’ (p. 139)

Guardians of Ga’Hoole’s second book tells about Soren and his band (Twilight, Digger, Gylfie and Mrs. Plithiver) when they finally arrive at the Great Ga’Hoole Tree.

At the Tree they meet other owls:
Boron and Barran, king and queen of Hoole;
Bubo, the blacksmith;
Madame Plonk, the singer;
Otulissa, the never ending talking owl, she is a bookworm;
and Ezylryb, (so far, my favourite character), he is a Whiskered Screech Owl...more
Ashley
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Berke
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The band's journey continues. They finally find the the Great Gahoole tree and get to meet the guardians. After finding it they are trained and then assigned chaws.(advanced classes/teams)

In this book we see new characters. Perhaps the most intriguing one is Otullisa. She is young pedantic, pretentious, and self-centered but a hilarious and intrepid owl . She is one of my favorite characters. At first the band can not tolerate her but after some time together she becomes a essential part of the...more
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Kathryn Lasky is the American author of many critically acclaimed books, including several Dear America books, several Royal Diaries books, 1984 Newbery Honor winning Sugaring Time, The Night Journey, and the Guardians of Ga'Hoole series. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Her latest book, Guardians of Ga'Hoole Book 15: The War of the Ember, was released on November 1, 2008. Guardians of Gahoo...more
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“I am ashamed of anyone who has eyes and still can't see.” 116 likes
“We are the owls of the weather chaw.
We take it blistering,
We take it all.
Roiling boiling gusts,
We're the owls with the guts.
For blizzards our gizzards
Dr tremble with joy.
An ice storm, a gale, how we love blinding hail.
We fly forward and backward,
Upside down and flat.
Do we flinch? Do we wail?
Do we skitter or scutter?
No, we yarp one more pellet
And fly straight for the gutter!
Do we screech? Do we scream?
Do we gurgle? Take pause?
Not on your life!
For we are the best
Of the best of the chaws!”
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