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On the Edge of Gone

On the Edge of Gone

by Corinne Duyvis

Paperback

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Available for Pre-Order. This item will be available on August 11, 2020

Overview

A thrilling, thought-provoking novel from one of young-adult literature’s boldest new talents.

January 29, 2035. That’s the day the comet is scheduled to hit—the big one. Denise and her mother and sister, Iris, have been assigned to a temporary shelter outside their hometown of Amsterdam to wait out the blast, but Iris is nowhere to be found, and at the rate Denise’s drug-addicted mother is going, they’ll never reach the shelter in time. A last-minute meeting leads them to something better than a temporary shelter—a generation ship, scheduled to leave Earth behind to colonize new worlds after the comet hits. But everyone on the ship has been chosen because of their usefulness. Denise is autistic and fears that she’ll never be allowed to stay. Can she obtain a spot before the ship takes flight? What about her mother and sister? When the future of the human race is at stake, whose lives matter most?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781419739262
Publisher: Amulet Paperbacks
Publication date: 08/11/2020
Pages: 480
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x (d)
Age Range: 12 - 18 Years

About the Author

Corinne Duyvis is a novelist and short story writer and an editor of the website Disability in Kidlit. She’s a graduate of the Clarion West writer’s workshop and lives in Amsterdam. Her first novel, Otherbound, received four starred reviews, andher follow-up novel, On the Edge of Gone, received three starred reviews. She lives in Amsterdam