Who Goes Home?

By Waugh, Sylvia

Publishers Summary:
On his thirteenth birthday, Jacob learns a secret about his birth and becomes involved in his father's work to protect other beings from the planet Ormingat who live on Earth.

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ISBN
978-0-38572-965-9 978-0-38590-160-4
Publisher
Delacorte


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on June 1, 2004

Gr 5-8 A sequel to Space Race (2000) and Earthborn (2002, both Delacorte), all set in present-day England. On his 13th birthday, Jacob Bradwell discovers that his father is an alien from the planet Ormingat. Though Jacob's mother is an earthling, the boy was entwined as an infant with the Ormingats when his father, Steven, administered a lifesaving Ormingat medication. Jacob has always felt different from others, including his own sisters, and now he knows why. Steven'...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on March 1, 2004

Well, that's been the question, hasn't it, all through Waugh's extraordinary Ormingat trilogy. Not to mention where that home is. For Ormingat-born Thomas (Space Race, rev. 7/00), home was where his father was, and so he went willingly (if belatedly) back to the "faraway planet" when Patrick's stint of benevolent observation was up. Nesta (Earthborn, rev. 9/02) resisted her parents' decision to return to Ormingat, in the process stranding them for all time on Earth. In this third title, we meet Jacob, a third "Or...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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