Glory O'Brien's history of the future

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In this masterpiece about freedom, feminism, and destiny, Printz Honor author A. S. King tells the epic story of a girl coping with devastating loss at long last--a girl who has no idea that the future needs her and that the present needs her even more.Graduating from high school is a time of limitless possibilities--but not for Glory, who has no plan for what's next. Her mother committed suicide when Glory was only four years old, and she has never stopped wondering if she will eventually go the same way, until a transformative night when she begins to experience an astonishing new power to see a person's infinite past and future. From ancient ancestors to many generations forward, Glory is bombarded with visions--and what she sees ahead of her is terrifying: A tyrannical new leader raises an army. Women's rights disappear. A violent second civil war breaks out. And young girls vanish daily, sold off or interned in camps. Glory makes it her mission to record everything she sees, hoping her notes will somehow make a difference. She may not see a future for herself, but she'll do anything to make sure this one does not come to pass.
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9780316222730
9780316222723
9781478957768
9780316364577
147895776
9781478957751
Reading Level:
UG
Level 4.3, 9 Points
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HL: High-Low 610L
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display_description As her high school graduation draws near, Glory O'Brien is indifferent and has no plans for the future when she begins having terrifying visions of what lies ahead for humanity. The visions also unearth her grief over her mother's suicide. An amateur photographer, Glory decides to document everything in an effort to change the horrifying future that the visions predict.
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subject_facet Best friends -- Fiction, Bildungsromans, Children's audiobooks, Clairvoyance -- Fiction, Clairvoyance. -- Fiction, Eccentrics and eccentricities -- Fiction, Electronic books, Fathers and daughters -- Fiction, Friendship -- Fiction, Photography -- Fiction, Suicide -- Fiction, Suicide. -- Fiction, Young adult fiction
title_display Glory O'Brien's history of the future
title_full Glory O'Brien's History of the Future, Glory O'Brien's history of the future / a novel by A.S. King, Glory O'Brien's history of the future : a novel / by A.S. King
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