Virtual War (The Virtual War Chronologs Series #1)

Virtual War (The Virtual War Chronologs Series #1)

by Gloria Skurzynski
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Virtual War (The Virtual War Chronologs Series #1) by Gloria Skurzynski

Imagine a life of virtual reality -- a childhood contained in a controlled environment, with no human contact or experiences outside of the world of computer-generated images.

Corgan has been genetically engineered by the Federation for quick reflexes, high intelligence, and physical superiority. Everything Corgan is, everything he has ever seen or done, was to prepare him for one moment: a bloodless, computer-controlled virtual war.

When Corgan meets his two fellow warriors, he begins to question the Federation. Now Corgan must decide where his loyalties lie, what he's willing to fight for, and exactly what he wants in return. His decisions will affect not only these three virtual warriors, but all the people left on earth.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781439116081
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers
Publication date: 05/11/2010
Series: Virtual War Chronologs Series , #1
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 612,979
File size: 2 MB
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

About the Author

Gloria Skurzynski is the author of more than fifty books for children and young adults, including Virtual War, The Clones, and The Revolt. Her books have won numerous awards, among them the Christopher Award, the Spur Award from the Western Writers of America, the Golden Kite Award, and the Science Book Award from the American Institute of Physics. She lives with her husband, Ed, in Boise, Idaho. You can visit her website at

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Virtual War 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 10 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Where is number two and three? I saw the sequel books in the library, and I was hoping to vet it on my nook, and I am furiously searching for them, and I just cant fin them... Can I get a link?
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This book has been one of the most interesting. The second book is even better. ; - ) !!!!!!!!!!
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Virtual War by Gloria Skurzynski was a very well written and very well thought out book. The author really makes you feel as though you are in the world and can imagine the scenery around. The story is in a future world where global contamination has necessitated limited human contact, three young people with unique genetically engineered abilities are teamed up to wage a war in virtual reality.The characters were very distinct and intelligent making the book merely impossible to set down. The setting caries greatly, with a very wide view of what is around. The author really did a good job describing the characters and the places although I did find myself thinking, "What is that?" or "What does that mean?" I thought that the book was great and was well written and well worded. There were a few words that I don't think that anyone below the sixth grade would understand. So I would absolutely recommend this book to someone higher than sixth gradeIn conclusion I think that the book was a great book and I think that it would just be wonderful to anyone that likes to play video games. It really captures the readers attention with all the futuristic technology that is explained. Overall I thought this was a very great book with great description of the characters and the setting. Along with a great story with action and excitement, the book really captures your attention. I would highly recommend it to sixth graders and higher.
Guest More than 1 year ago
although i had to read this in a book partner thing i hated the idea but till i started to read this book it was one of the best books i read although the problem is that the end was sad and it seems that they should make anthere book that continues from where it left off and says what sarla really is. So overall this is a great book with future stuff and about a virtual war so READ IT.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is good. My class had to read this for book clubs, and a lot of people liked it. I really enjoyed the book.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is sooooo good. I love everything about it.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is an excellent book for young adults. It had my heart poundind every minute, it was really intense!