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Divergent - Veronica Roth
Call Number: F ROT
ISBN: 9780007420414
Publication Date: 2011
She turns to the future in a world that's falling apart.

The No. 1 New York Times bestseller DIVERGENT -- a major motion picture in 2014.

For sixteen-year-old Tris, the world changes in a heartbeat when she is forced to make a terrible choice. Turning her back on her family, Tris ventures out, alone, determined to find out where she truly belongs.

Shocked by the brutality of her new life, Tris can trust no one. And yet she is drawn to a boy who seems to both threaten and protect her. The hardest choices may yet lie ahead....

A debut novel that will leave you breathless.

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Space Demons - Gillian Rubinstein
Call Number: F RUB
Publication Date: 1986

 

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Thunder - Bonnie S. Calhoun
Call Number: F CAL
ISBN: 9780800724450
Publication Date: 2015-08-04
In post-apocalyptic America, Selah Chavez is crouched in long grass on a shore littered with the rusted metal remnants of a once-great city. It is the day before her eighteenth Born Remembrance, and she is hunting, though many people refuse to eat animal flesh, tainted by radiation during the Time of Sorrows. What Selah's really after are Landers, mysterious people from a land across the big water who survive the delirium-inducing passage in small boats that occasionally crash against the shoreline. (Books in Print)

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Lightning (Book 2) - Bonnie S. Calhoun
Call Number: F CAL
ISBN: 9780800723774
Publication Date: 2015-10-06
Selah must battle the forces of nature and those in the Mountain who are calling for her blood, but the ultimate betrayal of her own body may soon make her quest impossible as it becomes apparent that what has made her new could also drive her to a life of madness. (Publisher)

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Storm (Book 3) - Bonnie S. Calhoun
Call Number: F CAL
ISBN: 9780800723781
Publication Date: 2016-11-01
:Selah has survived the forces of both man and nature to reunite her family. But her happiness is short-lived as they are forced into a barren world of volcanic ash that conceals the storm boiling beneath. The clock is ticking and Selah's abilities are growing--along with the list of those out for her blood. Selah feels unworthy of her status as a novarium and is tortured by the knowledge of lives lost to protect her. Her physical and mental abilities will tempt her to be reckless, but she must learn to wield such power responsibly. Time is running out as more lives are tragically cut short and the search for the Third Protocol takes Selah into lands that have fallen into legend. Can Selah follow the trail of ancient artifacts and finish the quest? Or have she and her companions pinned their hopes on nothing more than a fanciful story?

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A Wrinkle in Time - Madeleine L'Engle  Icon
Call Number: STF F LEN
ISBN: 0440998050
Publication Date: 1976
It was a dark and stormy night; Meg Murry, her small brother Charles Wallace, and her mother had come down to the kitchen for a midnight snack when they were upset by the arrival of a most disturbing stranger. Meg's father had been experimenting with the 'tesseract', the fifth dimension of time travel, when he mysteriously disappeared. Now the time has come for Meg, her friend Calvin, and Charles Wallace to rescue him. But can they outwit the forces of evil they will encounter on their heart-stopping journey through space?

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Northern Lights - Philip Pulman
Call Number: F PUL
ISBN: 0590660543
Publication Date: 1995
Northern Lights, known as The Golden Compass in North America, is a young-adult fantasy novel by Philip Pullman, published by Scholastic UK in 1995. Set in a universe parallel to ours, it features the journey of Lyra Belacqua to the Arctic in search of her missing friend, Roger Parslow, and her imprisoned uncle, Lord Asriel, who has been conducting experiments with a mysterious substance known as "Dust".

 

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The Day of the Triffids - John Wyndham  Icon
Call Number: F WYN
ISBN: 0140009930
Publication Date: 1970
Bill Masen, bandages over his wounded eyes, misses the most spectacular meteorite shower England has ever seen. Removing his bandages the next morning, he finds masses of sightless people wandering the city. He soon meets Josella, another lucky person who has retained her sight, and together they leave the city, aware that the safe, familiar world they knew a mere twenty-four hours before is gone forever.

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The Giver - Lois Lowry  Icon
ISBN: 9780007263516
Imagine a world without conflict, poverty or inequality where conformity and happiness are a way of life. Jonas lives in this world but for him things are different. Twelve-year-old Jonas is chosen to be the community’s Receiver of Memories and he gradually discovers the disturbing truth about his perfect world. He tries to expose those who have ordered it and escape as he learns about the cost of a perfect society. The book was the 1994 Newbery Medal winner. (See also Number the Stars.

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