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Islands at the End of the World (Reprint) (Paperback) (Austin Aslan)

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In this fast-paced survival story set in Hawaii, electronics fail worldwide, the islands become completely isolated, and a strange starscape fills the sky. Leilani and her father embark on a nightmare odyssey from Oahu to their home on the Big Island. Leilani’s epilepsy holds a clue to the disaster, if only they can survive as the islands revert to earlier ways.A powerful story enriched by fascinating elements of Hawaiian ecology, culture, and warfare, this captivating and dramatic debut from Austin Aslan is the first of two novels. The author has a master’s degree in tropical conservation biology from the University of Hawaii at Hilo. Praise for Islands at the End of the World:“A riveting tale of belonging, family, overcoming perceived limitations, and finding a home.”--School Library Journal, Starred"Aslan’s debut honors Hawaii’s unique cultural strengths--family ties and love of home, amplified by geography and history--while remaining true to a genre that affirms the mysterious grandeur of the universe waiting to be discovered."--Kirkus Reviews,Starred"Aslan’s debut is a riveting tale of belonging, family, overcoming perceived limitations, and finding a home."--School Library Journal, StarredFrom the Hardcover edition.
In this fast-paced survival story set in Hawaii, electronics fail worldwide, the islands become completely isolated, and a strange starscape fills the sky. Leilani and her father embark on a nightmare odyssey from Oahu to their home on the Big Island. Leilani?s epilepsy holds a clue to the disaster, if only they can survive as the islands revert to earlier ways.
A powerful story enriched by fascinating elements of Hawaiian ecology, culture, and warfare, this captivating and dramatic debut from Austin Aslan is the first of two novels. The author has a master?s degree in tropical conservation biology from the University of Hawaii at Hilo.

Praise for Islands at the End of the World:

?A riveting tale of belonging, family, overcoming perceived limitations, and finding a home.?--School Library Journal, Starred

"Aslan?s debut honors Hawaii?s unique cultural strengths--family ties and love of home, amplified by geography and history--while remaining true to a genre that affirms the mysterious grandeur of the universe waiting to be discovered."--Kirkus Reviews,Starred

"Aslan?s debut is a riveting tale of belonging, family, overcoming perceived limitations, and finding a home."--School Library Journal, Starred


From the Hardcover edition.
Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 358
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Action + Adventure / Survival Stories
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Random House Childrens Books
Age Range: Teen
Author: Austin Aslan
Language: English
Street Date: August 4, 2015
TCIN: 17305383
UPC: 9780385744034
Item Number (DPCI): 247-10-1299
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