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Crater

Crater

By Homer Hickam
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 3.47 Stars

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On 9/17 Susan Raber wrote: If while reading this novel you think to yourself, "I believe this author knows a thing or two about the mining industry", you'd be right. He also knows a thing or two about the moon, having been a NASA engineer responsible for training astronauts for various missions. He's Homer Hickam, author of "Rocket ... Wholesome scifi for anyone

Susan's Rating:

4 Stars

On 9/3 Jessica Barahona wrote: "Crater" was an enjoyable adventure/sci-fi book. The story takes place on the moon where settlements have been established as people on earth ("earthians") need the Helium-3 found in the crust for an alternative energy source. Crater is a miner who is chosen due to his honesty and mold-ability for a ... Book Review: Crater

Jessica's Rating:

4 Stars

On 7/31 Lori Merrick wrote: CraterBy Homer HickamPublished by Thomas NelsonThis book has been waiting patiently for me while I worked my way through numerous book series. Crater (a Helium-3 Novel) is actually the first in a science fiction trilogy. It would be considered a young adult novel. In the not-so-distant future,  Helium-3 ... Book Review: Crater, by Homer Hickam

Lori's Rating:

4 Stars

On 7/16 Jaguar Hero! wrote: In a future world, humans have gone to the moon to extract helium-3, a product used for energy back on a war-torn Earth. Crater Trueblood is one of these moon miners, until he is chosen to go on a special mission to retrieve a package that will change life on the moon for good. The first two people sent ... Crater by Homer Hickam-- Book Review

Jaguar Hero!'s Rating:

4 Stars

On 5/4 Donna Safford wrote: A new trilogy begins with this book by Homer Hickam. The setting is the future, the 22nd century to be exact, where readers will find mining on the moon is a common profession due to the destruction on the Earth. While the life it hard, Crater Trueblood enjoys his job mining for Helium-3. But, there ... "Crater" by Homer Hickam

Donna's Rating:

4 Stars

On 5/3 agoddessoffrugality wrote: Young Crater Trueblood was born on the moon. He had lived in the same mining colony his entire life. Though he was only sixteen … almost seventeen … he was chosen for a special mission, which would change his outlook on life forever. The characters in this story are believable and well represented. ... Crater (A Helium-3 Novel) by Homer Hickam – Review

agoddessoffrugality's Rating:

4 Stars

On 4/28 Brandon wrote: Crater by Homer Hickman is a book that is set in the 22nd Century. The whole story is futuristic. The story revolves around Helium-3 miners who try to obtain energy to support the earth. The book is interesting; however, it is a bit elementary. If a child is middle school or younger, this book would ... Crater

Brandon's Rating:

4 Stars

On 4/27 Going Deeper wrote: For a 12-year old, Crater would be good, but anyone older than middle school age will find this book juvenile. Crater is definitely geared towards a younger audience, and the story line takes a little while to pick up. Eventually, however, I was able to get into this book and it became interesting. ... For A Younger Audience

Going Deeper's Rating:

4 Stars

On 4/23 Sarah Elisabeth wrote: A mining outpost on the moon, a protective gillie, a complaining brother-like best friend and an annoying boss’ granddaughter set things up for changes to come in the life of a mild mannered scraper kid named Crater Trueblood. The story starts with the redundant but satisfying job of mining in the ... In the Wayback of the Moon - Crater by Homer H. Hickam

Sarah's Rating:

4 Stars

On 4/18 Reuben Horst wrote: A mining colony on the moon, a teen sent on a deadly mission, and a secret bigger than two worlds. It’s the 22nd Century. A tough, pioneering people mine the moon for Helium-3 to produce energy for a desperate, war-torn Earth. Sixteen-year-old Crater Trueblood loves his job as a Helium-3 ... Crater by Homer Hickam

Reuben's Rating:

4 Stars