Exodus

Exodus

Book - 2008
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In the year 2100, as the island of Wing is about to be covered by water, fifteen-year-old Mara discovers the existence of New World sky cities that are safe from the storms and rising waters, and convinces her people to travel to one of these cities in order to save themselves.
Publisher: New York : Walker : Distributed to the trade by Macmillan, 2008
ISBN: 9780802797452
0802797458
Branch Call Number: YA FICTION BERTAGNA
Characteristics: vi, 345 p. ; 21 cm

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PurBar
Dec 22, 2015

Post apocalypse (climate change) that moves between cultural, technical, speciation and individual responses to climate change, specifically sea-level rise. The protagonist is growing, hoping, despairing, engaging. It is a thriller and much more.

AmandaVollmershausen Mar 16, 2013

I read this book for my Grade 9 English class, and found it hard to believe, which made it uninteresting. Admittedly, this genre isn't one I'm normally interested in, but I have a very open mind when it comes to reading. I wouldn't recommend this novel,

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zeuster333
Nov 04, 2012

Loved, loved, loved these books! Can't wait for Aurora to come out, whenever that may be... Author's website just says "Coming Soon...".

Even as a 45 yr old (married w/ 2 teenage children) woman, I can still appreciate and remember the feelings that young love engender in me. The author is simply incredible in the way she is able to do this, yet she is also able to wrench your heart in the other direction by describing in visually electric detail the harsh and brutal conditions the characters must live through in order to survive.

I've read The Hunger Games, Divergent/Insurgent, The Uglies Series and almost all the other young adult dystopian books and I have to say these would probably be, if not my favourite, then at least at the very top. So engrossing you can't put the book down once you start. No joke.

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zeuster333
Nov 04, 2012

Loved, loved, loved these books! Can't wait for Aurora to come out, whenever that may be... Author's website just says "Coming Soon...".

Even as a 45 yr old (married w/ 2 teenage children) woman, I can still appreciate and remember the feelings that young love engender in me. The author is simply incredible in the way she is able to do this, yet she is also able to wrench your heart in the other direction by describing in visually electric detail the harsh and brutal conditions the characters must live through in order to survive.

I've read The Hunger Games, Divergent/Insurgent, The Uglies Series and almost all the other young adult dystopian books and I have to say these would probably be, if not my favourite, then at least at the very top. So engrossing you can't put the book down once you start. No joke.

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mernawashere
Jan 27, 2012

Extremely good book, but I searched for the sequel (Zenith), asked for it at the reference desk, and they didn't have it. They sell it on online sites, but I'm wondering why the library doesn't have it. I'm sad because now I have to buy it haha

greenmoon Jan 18, 2012

Good imagination but the book lack power. It didn't engage me to keep reading.

BK12 Aug 02, 2011

Overall good book. The beggining was a little slow but got better near the end.

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BK12 thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over

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