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Everland (Everland, Book 1)

Everland (Everland, Book 1)
 

London has been destroyed in a blitz of bombs and disease. The only ones who have survived are children, among them Gwen Darling and her younger siblings, Joanna and Mikey. They spend their nights scavenging and their days avoiding the deadly Marauders-the German Army led by the ... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781338095531
Barcode 9781338095531
Published 28 March 2017 by Scholastic
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Spinale, Wendy
Series Everland (part: 1)
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ISBN-13 9781338095531
ISBN-10 1338095536
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Scholastic
Imprint Scholastic Paperbacks
Publication Date 28 March 2017
Publication Country United States United States
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Spinale, Wendy
Series Everland (part: 1)
Category Adventure Stories
Fairy Tales, Fables & Traditional Stories
Science Fiction
Number of Pages 336
Dimensions Width: 132mm
Height: 201mm
Spine: 18mm
Weight 272g
Interest Age 13+ years
Reading Age 13+ years
Library of Congress England, Adventure and adventurers, London (England), Adventure stories, Orphans
NBS Text Young Adult Fiction
ONIX Text Young adult
Dewey Code FIC
Catalogue Code 734848

Description of this Book

London has been destroyed in a blitz of bombs and disease. The only ones who have survived are children, among them Gwen Darling and her younger siblings, Joanna and Mikey. They spend their nights scavenging and their days avoiding the deadly Marauders-the German Army led by the cutthroat Captain Hanz Otto Oswald Kretschmer. Unsure if the outbreak has spread but desperate to leave, Captain Hook is on the hunt for a cure, which he thinks can be found in one of the surviving children. He and his Marauders stalk the streets snatching children for experimentation. None ever return. Until one day when they grab Joanna. Gwen will stop at nothing to get her sister back, but as she sets out, she crosses paths with a daredevil named Pete. Pete offers the assistance of his gang of Lost Boys and the fierce sharpshooter Bella. But in a place where help has a steep price and every promise is bound by blood, it might cost Gwen more than she bargained for.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review Praise for <i>Everland</i> In an exemplary debut, Spinale uses Gwen and Hook's voices to offer glimpses into the psyche of a man desperate to please his cruel mother and a girl intent on saving the only family she has left. This is a magical, wondrous treat, with a conclusion that's nothing less than epic. --<i>Publishers Weekly</i> (starred review) A fun and unique addition to the twisted fairy-tale genre, loaded with adventure, romance, and double crossing. --<i>VOYA</i> Peter Pan goes steampunk in this debut, which twists the familiar tale into a survival story complete with well-drawn characters, a blistering plot, and plenty of adventure. . . . Fans of Scott Westerfeld and A. G. Howard will clamor for more from this author. --<i>Booklist</i>

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Author's Bio

Wendy Spinale is a former character actor for the Disneyland theme park (so she's very familiar with the world of make-believe). She is the author of Everland and its follow-up, Umberland, as well as Lost Boy, a prequel novella to Everland. Wendy lives with her family in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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