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Earth girl

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A sensational YA science fiction debut from an exciting new British author! Just because she's confined to the planet, doesn't mean she can't reach for the stars. 2788. Only the handicapped live on Earth. Eighteen-year-old Jarra is among the one in a thousand people born with an immune system that cannot survive on other planets. Sent to Earth at birth to save her life, she has been abandoned by her parents. She can't travel to other worlds, but she can watch their vids, and she knows all the jokes they make. She's an "ape," a "throwback," but this is one ape girl who won't give in. Jarra makes up a fake military background for herself and joins a class of norms who are on Earth for a year of practical history studies excavating the dangerous ruins of the old cities. She wants to see their faces when they find out they've been fooled into thinking an ape girl was a norm. She isn't expecting to make friends with the enemy, to risk her life to save norms, or to fall in love.
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ISBN:
9781616147655
9781616147662
Reading Level:
MG+
Level 6, 17 Points
Lexile measure:
840L
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Full title earth girl
Author edwards janet
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-22 22:53:33PM
Last Indexed 2018-05-22 23:48:38PM

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subject_facet Abandoned children -- Fiction, Children with disabilities -- Abuse of -- Fiction, Children with disabilities -- Fiction, Earth (Planet) -- Fiction, Electronic books, Science fiction, Science fiction, English, Young adult fiction
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