The Unwanteds: The Unwanteds Series, Book 1

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A riveting middlegrade dystopian novel from New York Times bestselling Wake author Lisa McMann that Kirkus Reviews calls " The Hunger Games meets Harry Potter." Every year in Quill, thirteen-year-olds are sorted into categories: the strong, intelligent Wanteds go to university, and the artistic Unwanteds are sent to their deaths. Thirteen-year-old Alex tries his hardest to be stoic when his fate is announced as Unwanted, even while leaving behind his twin, Aaron, a Wanted. Upon arrival at the destination where he expected to be eliminated, however, Alex discovers a stunning secret--behind the mirage of the "death farm" there is instead a place called Artime. In Artime, each child is taught to cultivate their creative abilities and learn how to use them magically, weaving spells through paintbrushes and musical instruments. Everything Alex has ever known changes before his eyes, and it's a wondrous transformation. But it's a rare, unique occurence for twins to be separated between Wanted and Unwanted, and as Alex and Aaron's bond stretches across their separation, a threat arises for the survival of Artime that will pit brother against brother in an ultimate, magical battle.
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Grouped Work ID c254e5da-e6f4-cdb4-4169-8e7b346997d5
Grouping Title unwanteds
Grouping Author mcmann lisa
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-06-25 10:06:58AM
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accelerated_reader_interest_level MG
accelerated_reader_point_value 11
accelerated_reader_reading_level 5.7
auth_author2 Jones, Simon, 1950-
author Lisa McMann
author2-role Findaway World, LLC., Jones, Simon,1950-, Jones, Simon,1950-narrator., Playaway Digital Audio., Recorded Books, LLC., Simon & Schuster, inc., Simon and Schuster, inc.
author_display McMann, Lisa
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display_description In a society that purges thirteen-year-olds who are creative, identical twins Aaron and Alex are separated, one to attend University while the other, supposedly Eliminated, finds himself in a wondrous place where youths hone their abilities and learn magic.
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isbn 146181894, 9781442344884, 9781442407688, 9781442407695, 9781442407701, 9781461818946, 9781464017780
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series The Unwanteds
series_with_volume The Unwanteds|1
subject_facet Brothers -- Fiction, Brothers -- Juvenile fiction, Children's audiobooks, Creative ability -- Fiction, Creative ability -- Juvenile fiction, Fantasy, Fantasy fiction, American, Fantasy fiction, Juvenile, Magic -- Fiction, Magic -- Juvenile fiction, Twins -- Fiction, Twins -- Juvenile fiction
title_display The Unwanteds
title_full The Unwanteds / Lisa McMann, The Unwanteds / by Lisa McMann, The Unwanteds The Unwanteds Series, Book 1, The Unwanteds [sound recording] / Lisa McMann
title_short The Unwanteds
title_sub The Unwanteds Series, Book 1
topic_facet Brothers, Children's audiobooks, Creative ability, Fantasy, Fantasy fiction, American, Fantasy fiction, Juvenile, Juvenile Fiction, Magic, Twins