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Recon Team Angel, Book 1: Assault

Recon Team Angel, Book 1: Assault
 

It is 2030, and the world is at war with an alien race; The Bzadians. The battleground: Earth. Recon Team Angel, made up of teenagers from around the world, has been training for years. They have learned Bzadian languages. How to operate their weapons. How to work, eat, and think... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781921720543
Barcode 9781921720543
Published 1 November 2011 by Walker Books Australia
Format Paperback
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Author(s) By Falkner, Brian
Series Recon Team Angel (part: Book 1)
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ISBN-13 9781921720543
ISBN-10 1921720549
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Walker Books Australia
Imprint Walker Books Australia
Publication Date 1 November 2011
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Falkner, Brian
Series Recon Team Angel (part: Book 1)
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Award Winning
Science Fiction
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
Australian
LIANZA 2012 Finalists
Number of Pages 368
Dimensions Width: 130mm
Height: 199mm
Spine: 27mm
Weight 348g
Interest Age 13+ years
Reading Age 13+ years
NBS Text Young Adult Fiction
ONIX Text Young adult
Dewey Code NZ823.00
Catalogue Code NZ505349

Description of this Book

The first in a high octane sci-fi adventure series by best-selling and award-winning author, Brian Falkner. It is 2030, and the world is at war with an alien race. The Bzadians. The battleground: Earth. Recon Team Angel, made up of teenagers from around the world, has been training for years. They have learned Bzadian languages. Learned how to operate their weapons. How to work, eat, and think like them. Now it is time to act. Recon Team Angel must slip behind enemy lines, work their way into the top-secret alien facility under Uluru, and uncover the truth. But what they discover will shock not just them, but all of humanity.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

Awards Short-listed for LIANZA Children's Book Awards: Young Adult Fiction Award 2012
NZ Review Falkner supplies a tight story that features a strong plot and believable characters. . . . [He] effectively employs the tropes of both survival and war stories to great effect. While an entirely satisfying read on its own, readers can only hope there is a second instalment in the works. * Kirkus Reviews * As much adventure thriller, on the order of Alistair MacLean, as futuristic speculative fiction, Recon Team Angel 1: Assault has the feel of an early Heinlein work. Sympathetic characters, snappy dialogue, and quickly paced action make it hard to put down. * School Library Journal *

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Author's Bio

Brian Falkner was born and raised in Auckland. He is the award-winning, best-selling author of several novels for children and young adults, including, The Flea Thing, The Real Thing, and The Super Freak. His action adventure sci-fi novels, The Tomorrow Code and Brainjack were both short-listed for the New Zealand Post Book Awards for Children & Young Adults and the Esther Glen Award at the LIANZA Awards, with Brainjack winning the New Zealand Post Book Awards, Children's Choice Award (Young Adult Fiction category). Brainjack also won the 2010 Sir Julius Vogel Award, Best Young Adult Novel. The Project has also been short-listed on the 2011 Storylines Notable Books List.

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