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The pledge

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Series:
Pledge trilogy volume 1.
Publisher:
Margaret K. McElderry Books,
Pub. Date:
2011.
Edition:
1st ed.
Language:
English
Description
In the violent country of Ludania, the language you speak determines what class you are, and there are harsh punishments if you forget your place--looking a member of a higher class in the eye can result in immediate execution. Seventeen-year-old Charlaina (Charlie for short) can understand all languages, a dangerous ability she's been hiding her whole life. Her only place of release is the drug-filled underground club scene, where people go to shake off the oppressive rules of the world they live in. There, she meets a beautiful and mysterious boy who speaks a language she's never heard, and her secret is almost exposed. Through a series of violent upheavals, it becomes clear that Charlie herself is the key to forcing out the oppressive power structure of her kingdom....
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ISBN:
9781442422025
9781442422018
Reading Level:
MG+
Level 6.1, 12 Points
Lexile measure:
840L
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Full title pledge
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Last Update 2018-05-25 15:07:21PM
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series Pledge trilogy
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subject_facet Ability -- Fiction, Fantasy fiction, American, Language and languages -- Fiction, Social classes -- Fiction
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topic_facet Ability, Fantasy fiction, American, Language and languages, Social classes