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Dove Arising (Paperback) (Karen Bao)

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A shockingly prescient novel by new talent Karen Bao Phaet Theta has lived her whole life in a colony on the Moon. She's barely spoken since her father died in an accident nine years ago. She cultivates the plants in Greenhouse 22, lets her best friend talk for her, and stays off the government's radar.Then her mother is arrested, and the only way to save her younger siblings from the degrading Shelter is by enlisting in the Militia, the faceless army that polices the Lunar bases and protects them from attacks by Earth-dwellers. Training is brutal, but it's where Phaet forms an uneasy but meaningful alliance with Wes, a fellow outsider. Rank high, save her siblings, free her mom: that's the plan. Until Phaet's logically ordered world begins to crumble..."Characters are well developed, especially strong-willed Phaet, and an even pace will keep teens turning pages. Fans of Orson Scott Card's Ender's Game, Veronica Roth's Divergent and Marie Lu's Legend should flock to this well-written debut effort by 19-year-old Bao."School Library Journal"Until just recently, the number of formidable young adult authors who got published before they were out of their teens was extremely small: Christopher Paolini and Isamu Fukui. Well, it is time to make room for a third name in this elite list: Karen Bao."VOYA
Number of Pages: 3246
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Action + Adventure / General
Series Title: Dove Chronicles
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Age Range: Teen
Author: Karen Bao
Language: English
Street Date: January 5, 2016
TCIN: 50157465
UPC: 9780147512437
Item Number (DPCI): 248-03-1363
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