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August 5 (Hardcover) (Jenna Helland)

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In a world rocked by revolt, your worst enemy can become your greatest hope

Fourteen-year-old Tommy Shore lives a life of privilege: he has the finest clothing, food, and education available and servants to take care of his every whim. He is the son of the chief administrator of Aeren-the most important man on the islands. Fifteen-year-old Tamsin Henry has grown up knowing only poverty, but she is the daughter of a revolutionary who longs to give her and their people more.Ordinarily, Tommy and Tamsin would never cross paths, but on the day of a violent and deadly revolt, chance brings them together. Now the world waits to hear the fate of the August 5, five men led by, and including, Tamsin's father and captured during the uprising. As tensions between the government and the rebels escalate, Tommy uncovers a brutal truth about his father. How will he ever get Tamsin to trust that he wants to help her cause, when she believes he stands for everything she's fighting against?

Sixteen-year-old Tommy Shore, one of the twin sons of the chief administrator of Islandhome, learns to his dismay that the government has been keeping secrets, and when he joins up with some rebels at the Seminary, he must go against everything his father stands for.
Number of Pages: 311
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Social Issues / Friendship, Social Issues / New Experience
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Farrar Straus & Giroux
Age Range: Teen
Author: Jenna Helland
Language: English
Street Date: November 10, 2015
TCIN: 26403360
UPC: 9780374382643
Item Number (DPCI): 247-51-2147
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