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Scythe

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Series:
Arc of a scythe volume 1.
Publisher:
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Language:
English
Description
Two teens must learn the "art of killing" in the first in a chilling new series from Neal Shusterman, author of the New York Times bestselling Unwind dystology. A world with no hunger, no disease, no war, no misery: humanity has conquered all those things, and has even conquered death. Now Scythes are the only ones who can end life--and they are commanded to do so, in order to keep the size of the population under control. Citra and Rowan are chosen to apprentice to a scythe--a role that neither wants. These teens must master the "art" of taking life, knowing that the consequence of failure could mean losing their own. Scythe is the first novel of a thrilling new series by National Book Award--winning author Neal Shusterman in which Citra and Rowan learn that a perfect world comes only with a heavy price.
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ISBN:
9781442472426
9781442472433
9781442472440
144247243
Reading Level:
UG
Level 6.5, 17 Points
Lexile measure:
830L
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Grouping Title scythe
Grouping Author shusterman neal
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-08-17 23:14:39PM
Last Indexed 2018-08-17 11:58:19AM

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series Arc of a scythe
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subject_facet Death -- Fiction, Murder -- Fiction, Science fiction, Young adult fiction
title_display Scythe
title_full Scythe, Scythe / Neal Shusterman
title_short Scythe
title_sub
topic_facet Death, Murder, Science Fiction, Science fiction, Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Literature, Young adult fiction