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The Lab

The Lab
 

Agent Six of Hearts, age 16, is the first human to be grown from designer DNA. He escaped from his creators when he was a baby, and now he works for the Deck, a group of vigilantes who are trying to protect the Code, moral values set down before the world descended into anarchy. ... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781742623894
Published 1 April 2006 by Pan Macmillan
Available in EPUB format
Software Read in Browser or Adobe Ebook Compatible Device
Language en
Author(s) By Heath, Jack
Series Six of Hearts
Availability Wheelers ePlatform

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ISBN-13 9781742623894
ISBN-10
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher Pan Macmillan
Imprint Macmillan Australia
Publication Date 1 April 2006
Publication Country
Format EPUB ebook
Author(s) By Heath, Jack
Series Six of Hearts
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Adventure Stories
Thrillers
Australian
NSW Ebook Premier's Reading Challenge 2019
Ebook Challenge Level: 7-9
VIC Ebook Premier's Reading Challenge
Ebook Challenge Level: 7-8
Number of Pages 324
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age 13+ years
Reading Age 13+ years
Dewey Code A823
Catalogue Code 469200

Description of this Electronic Book

Sixteen-year-old agent Six of Hearts is the first human to be grown from designer DNA.He can run faster, jump higher and react more quickly than anyone else.Six escaped from his creators, a sinister underground organisation called the Lab, when he was a baby. Now, he works for the Deck, a group of vigilantes who are trying to protect the Code - the moral values set down before the world descended into anarchy. When the Deck begins investigating the Lab, Six walks a tightrope between his two worlds, trying to keep his origins a secret. Then he meets Kyntax, a boy with the same DNA...This science-fiction thriller for readers 12 years and over has all the requisite spy elements of gadgets and makeovers, high-octane chases, explosive fight scenes and a plot that leaves you guessing right till the end!

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Author's Bio

Jack Heath is the author of many sci-fi-action novels for young adults, including The Lab, Money Run, Hit List and Replica. He has been shortlisted for the Nottinghamshire Brilliant Book Award, two Aurealis Awards, the National Year of Reading "Our Story" Collection, a Young Australians Best Book Award, a Kids Own Australian Literature Award and the Young Australian of the Year. He lives in Canberra.

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