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The waning age / by S.E. Grove.

Grove, S. E., author. (Author).
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  • 1 of 2 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 1 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Ada Public Library Y GRO (Text) 33500013005996 New Available -
Hawley Public Library Y GRO (Text) 33500013006002 New Checked out 09/10/2019

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  • ISBN: 9780451479853
  • ISBN: 0451479858
  • Physical Description: 333 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Viking, 2019.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: The time is now. The place is San Francisco. The world is filled with adults devoid of emotion and children on the cusp of losing their feelings--of "waning"--when they reach their teens. Natalia Peña has already waned. So why does she love her little brother with such ferocity that, when he's kidnapped by a Big Brother-esque corporation, she'll do anything to get him back? From the New York Times bestselling author of The Glass Sentence comes this haunting story of one determined girl who will use her razor-sharp wits, her martial arts skills, and, ultimately, her heart to fight killers, predators, and the world's biggest company to rescue her brother--and to uncover the shocking truth about waning.

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2019 February #1
    In a world without emotions, Natalia will do anything to get her little brother back. As children go through the waning, their emotions begin to fade; when they reach adulthood, they are completely emotionless. Natalia is old enough to be deprived of all emotion, but when her brother, Cal, is taken from her by a corporation, she begins to feel. Grove (The Glass Sentence?, 2014) ventures into science fiction with this psychological story, which explores concepts of childhood wonder and innocence, the harsher world of adults, and the love that lies at the center. Natalia must overcome a series of obstacles to get Cal back, each dangerous and suspenseful: searching for Cal's father, staying a step ahead of a bounty on her head, and going against a corporation for custody. Natalia's journey is interwoven with texts and letters from Cal, which offers a commentary on where emotions come from and what their purpose is. A dazzling, emotional journey about a sister's love and the fight against an emotionless society. Grades 9-12. Copyright 2019 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

S. E. Grove ( is a historian and world traveler. She spends most of her time reading about the early modern Spanish empire, writing about invented empires, and residing in Boston. Follow S. E. Grove on Twitter @segrovebooks.

Subject: Kidnapping > Juvenile fiction.
Brothers and sisters > Juvenile fiction.
San Francisco (Calif.) > Juvenile fiction.
Kidnapping > Fiction.
Brothers and sisters > Fiction.
San Francisco (Calif.) > Fiction.
YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Social Themes / Emotions & Feelings.
Genre: Science fiction.
Young adult fiction.
Fantasy fiction.

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