A Hero for WondLa

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The second novel in the New York Times bestselling The Search for WondLa series, from the cocreator of The Spiderwick Chronicles.

Before the end of The Search for WondLa, Eva Nine had never seen another human, but after a human boy named Hailey rescues her along with her companions, she couldn’t be happier. Eva thinks she has everything she’s ever dreamed of, especially when Hailey brings her and her friends to the colony of New Attica, where ...

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Overview

The second novel in the New York Times bestselling The Search for WondLa series, from the cocreator of The Spiderwick Chronicles.

Before the end of The Search for WondLa, Eva Nine had never seen another human, but after a human boy named Hailey rescues her along with her companions, she couldn’t be happier. Eva thinks she has everything she’s ever dreamed of, especially when Hailey brings her and her friends to the colony of New Attica, where humans of all shapes and sizes live in apparent peace and harmony.

But all is not idyllic in New Attica, and Eva Nine soon realizes that something sinister is going on—and if she doesn’t stop it, it could mean the end of everything and everyone on planet Orbona.

Featuring an abundance of lavish two-color illustrations and spot art throughout and introducing a host of remarkable characters that reinforce the importance of friendship, A Hero for WondLa has all the hallmarks of a classic book—of the future.

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"In this much-anticipated sequel to The Search for WondLa, Tony DiTerlizzi answers many of the lingering questions with futuristic world-building and confident storytelling...DiTerlizzi's masterful two-color illustrations in blue and black ramp up the tensions. The trilogy's end can't come soon enough."—Shelf Awareness

"This installment in the series is as well written as the first and will leave readers wanting to know what happens to all those fighting to save their world. With complete descriptions of scenery, creatures, flora, and cities, DiTerlizzi has created a world that is easy for readers to step into. A strong recommendation for anyone who has read the first volume and motivation for others to start the series."—School Library Journal

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781416983132
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers
  • Publication date: 7/9/2013
  • Series: Search for WondLa Series , #2
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 445
  • Sales rank: 121,880
  • Age range: 10 years
  • Lexile: 690L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.20 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Tony DiTerlizzi

Tony DiTerlizzi is a New York Times bestselling author and illustrator who has been creating books with Simon & Schuster for more than a decade. From his fanciful picture books like Jimmy Zangwow’s Out-of-this-World Moon Pie Adventure, Adventure of Meno (with his wife, Angela), and The Spider & The Fly (a Caldecott Honor book), to chapter books like Kenny and The Dragon and The Search for WondLa, Tony always imbues his stories with a rich imagination. His middle grade series, The Spiderwick Chronicles (with Holly Black), has sold millions of copies, been adapted into a feature film, and has been translated in more than thirty countries. You can visit him at DiTerlizzi.com.

Tony DiTerlizzi is a New York Times bestselling author and illustrator who has been creating books with Simon & Schuster for more than a decade. From his fanciful picture books like Jimmy Zangwow’s Out-of-this-World Moon Pie Adventure, Adventure of Meno (with his wife, Angela), and The Spider & The Fly (a Caldecott Honor book), to chapter books like Kenny and The Dragon and The Search for WondLa, Tony always imbues his stories with a rich imagination. His middle grade series, The Spiderwick Chronicles (with Holly Black), has sold millions of copies, been adapted into a feature film, and has been translated in more than thirty countries. You can visit him at DiTerlizzi.com.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 27, 2011

    OH MY GOSH.

    I loved the first one. I mean it is like my favorite book ever that I got on my birthday of 2011, and now the new one comes to me exactly a year later! On my bday! Well that is what the date published is impling. I am so excited.

    12 out of 18 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 29, 2011

    OMG

    I am so siked.I loved the first one so im pretty sure i would like this one!! :)

    10 out of 20 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 30, 2012

    Cant whate.

    Gunu be awsome!

    9 out of 17 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 10, 2012

    wow

    I loved this book as much as the first one and i am glad that i decided to pick out that funny looking book in the school libery

    8 out of 10 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 9, 2012

    Awesome!

    We read both books and can't wait for the next one. We found the story to be highly creative and innovative with just the right amount of suspense. The emphasis on livingand being a compassionate being is amessage we should all embrace and take to heart. The use of technology had many parelles to our every day life that makes you wonder.....
    Read it today!

    5 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 14, 2012

    Couldn't put it down!

    The first book was absolutely amazing! I couldn't put it down. And now with this one, I find myself continuously craving the book! A great sequel!

    5 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 23, 2012

    I am so excited!

    I love the first book a lot so hopefully this one will be amazing too!

    5 out of 11 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 13, 2013

    I loved WondLa

    I greive for Muthr :( post this if you care.

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 9, 2012

    C:

    I can't wait to read this one! I loved the first one! Let's hope it
    is good!

    3 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 20, 2014

    Anonymous

    Awsome book i tell u ur going to love it

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted March 31, 2013

    This sequel refuses to stay in any pre-established genre box. Wh

    This sequel refuses to stay in any pre-established genre box. Where book 1 was pretty firmly in the "adventures on another planet" category, this book flirts with dystopia, alien battles, and creepy spiritual creatures. Somehow,  Tony DiTerlizzi makes all of these pieces fit together seamlessly. 

    I really enjoyed how the story of Eva Nine has grown more complex. Eva's character is really evolving and her world has grown from the tiny Sanctuary to a world witb inter-species politics. At first I thought DiTerlizzi was going to spend most of the book in the human city of New Attica and that it would take a while for Eva to see that something's not right. But DiTerlizzi gets us through this portion of the story quickly, while managing to build a satisfyingly disturbing "utopia." The pacing was perfect and the technology was intriguing and creepy. 

    The real focus of the series continues to be Eva's growth. Though some of tbe new characters, Hailey and Eight, really frustrated me, Eva remained true and strong. One of my pet peeves is when female protagonists hit the whiny stage (usually in book 2). While Eva had a short period of trying to fit in, it didn't last long and the experience just made her stronger.

    I'm anxious to see how DiTerlizzi concludes this trilogy, especially now that he's introduced some pseudo-magical powers and a god-like Mother Nature creature.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 26, 2012

    Must read

    You have to read this! It is the best book ever!Personally I think that this book was better than the first. You have to read this. It is a great read aloud.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 28, 2012

    You have got to read this book

    This a great book. I could not but it down.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 16, 2012

    Awesome

    I read the sample and it is so cool! But why is Eva a 'reboot'

    2 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 17, 2014

    Eh

    First book better. This one had slow start.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 30, 2014

    Beautiful story

    Just as good as book 1.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 30, 2013

    Muthr

    I miss muthr but great book

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 1, 2013

    WOW!!! This book is awesome

    I just finished this book and this is way better than the first one. This book is more dysopian than scifi. Read it today

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 1, 2013

    Smile

    THIS IS THE BEST HEART TOUCHING BOOK EVER!!!!!!!!! PLEASEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE RRRREEEEEAAAAAAAADDDDD!!! IM NOT KIDDING! THIS IS THE BEST BOOK I HAVE READ AND I READ ALOT!!!!

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 27, 2013

    Finish The series

    The books where great. Just one of the most amazing things i ever read. But is that it does she not defet cadmas. Please make more :(

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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