- 2 of 2 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
- 2 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)
0 current holds with 2 total copies.
|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Breckenridge Public Library||Y BAO (Text)||33500012038113||Main||Available||-|
|Crookston Public Library||Y BAO (Text)||33500012038105||Main||Available||-|
- ISBN: 0451469011 (hardcover)
- ISBN: 9780451469014 (hardcover)
- Publisher: New York : Viking, Published by the Penguin Group, 2014.
|Summary, etc.:||"On a lunar colony, fifteen-year-old Phaet Theta does the unthinkable and joins the Militia when her mother is imprisoned by the Moon's oppressive government"--|
- Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2015 January #1
Phaet dreams of a life of scientific work among the greenhouses of the moon's colony, but when her mother is taken away by the government, she opts to join the militia early to save her brother and sister from the slums. There she discovers a strength she did not know and a calling that could tear apart the rigid structure of the colony. Bao's debut owes much to dystopian series like the Hunger Games and Divergent. Phaet is a compelling, "do what needs doing" kind of girl, and her desperation to succeed and secure her family's future is palpable. The military-training scenes are the most interesting part of the book, though readers familiar with military training or structure might require an extra dose of suspension of disbelief. Although the final section is a bit rushed and sacrifices much of the drama of Phaet's discovery of corruption in the colony's government, fans of dystopian series starring powerful girl heroes likely won't mind. Revelations at the end pave the way for a sequel. Copyright 2014 Booklist Reviews.
Karen Bao is a writer, musician, and aspiring ecologist. Sheâs three years older than her brother and sixty years younger than her violin. Born in California and raised in New Jersey, she currently studies environmental biology at college in New York City. Karen began writing Dove Arising at the age of seventeen. Visit her at karenbaobooks.com.
Karen Bao is a writer, musician, and aspiring ecologist. Sheâs three years older than her brother and sixty years younger than her violin. Born in California and raised in New Jersey, she currently studies ecology at college in New York City. Karen began writing Dove Arising at the age of seventeen. Visit her at karenbaobooks.com.
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