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Roar (Reprint) (Paperback) (Emma Clayton)

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"Exciting, thought-provoking, and very hard to put down."--The New York Times Book ReviewMika lives in future London, behind The Wall: Solid concrete topped with high-voltage razor wire and guarded by a battalion of Ghengis Borgs, it was built to keep out the animals, because animals carry the plague.Or so Mika's been told.But ever since Ellie vanished a year ago, Mika's suspected his world may be built on secrets--and lies. When a mysterious organization starts recruiting mutant kids to compete in violent virtual reality games, Mika takes the chance to search for his twin sister--and the truth."A hugely inventive and entertaining read which grabs the reader by the scruff of the neck from the first sentence. It flies along like a laser beam from a blaster and sustains the breakneck pace until the stunning climax. A fresh and exciting take on sci-fi..."--Eoin Colfer*Includes a bonus chapter previewing the breathtaking sequel THE WHISPER!
"Telepathically connected twins battle a totalitarian regime...Exciting, thought-provoking, and very hard to put down."--The New York Times Book Review

Mika lives in future London, behind The Wall: Solid concrete topped with high-voltage razor wire and guarded by a battalion of Ghengis Borgs, it was built to keep out the animals, because animals carry the plague. Or so Mika's been told. But ever since Ellie vanished a year ago, Mika's suspected his world may be built on secrets--and lies. When a mysterious organization starts recruiting mutant kids to compete in violent virtual reality games, Mika takes the chance to search for his twin sister--and the truth.

Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 481
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Action + Adventure / General, Family / Siblings, Science Fiction + Fantasy
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Emma Clayton
Language: English
Street Date: January 1, 2012
TCIN: 13295850
UPC: 9780439927857
Item Number (DPCI): 248-61-6001
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Derek 3 years ago
This book is amazing! It has most of the reading sources including: Character vs Society and Character vs Character It's basically a mixture of the CBS show, Siberia and the series, The Hunger Games by Suzzane Collins. This book had me at the edge of my seat after the end of every chapter. It is a g...see moreof the reviewer's review
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