A fun action-adventure, recommended to me enthusiastically by a student. At points it felt repetitive, and some of the world-building parameters aren't as consistent as they could be, but the story is still enjoyable. Dystopian fiction with some character deaths, but without the same level of darkness as something like The Giver or The Hunger Games - a little friendlier to recommend for grades 5 and 6 than some of the other middle school or teen titles in this genre.
I will never forgive my father, my mother, or you for doing this to me," she says coldly.
For the first time in a long time, Lena and I see eye to eye."
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