Ender's game: Ender Wiggin Series, Book 1

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Winner of the Hugo and Nebula Awards

In order to develop a secure defense against a hostile alien race's next attack, government agencies breed child geniuses and train them as soldiers. A brilliant young boy, Andrew "Ender" Wiggin lives with his kind but distant parents, his sadistic brother Peter, and the person he loves more than anyone else, his sister Valentine. Peter and Valentine were candidates for the soldier-training program but didn't make the cut--young Ender is the Wiggin drafted to the orbiting Battle School for rigorous military training.

Ender's skills make him a leader in school and respected in the Battle Room, where children play at mock battles in zero gravity. Yet growing up in an artificial community of young soldiers Ender suffers greatly from isolation, rivalry from his peers, pressure from the adult teachers, and an unsettling fear of the alien invaders. His psychological battles include loneliness, fear that he is becoming like the cruel brother he remembers, and fanning the flames of devotion to his beloved sister.

Is Ender the general Earth needs? But Ender is not the only result of the genetic experiments. The war with the Buggers has been raging for a hundred years, and the quest for the perfect general has been underway for almost as long. Ender's two older siblings are every bit as unusual as he is, but in very different ways. Between the three of them lie the abilities to remake a world. If, that is, the world survives.

Ender's Game is the winner of the 1985 Nebula Award for Best Novel and the 1986 Hugo Award for Best Novel.

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ISBN:
9780808586166
9780765342294
9781429963930
9780792733591
9780765317384
9781593974749
9780812533552
142996393
9780765370624
9781427220585
9780765337320
9780765338211
9780765337542
9781427205261
9781427227676
9780312932084
9780812550702
9780312853235
9780765378484
Reading Level:
UG
Level 5.5, 16 Points
Lexile measure:
780L
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auth_author2 Ellison, Harlan., Rudnicki, Stefan, 1945-
author Card, Orson Scott.
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series Ender Wiggin
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Brothers and sisters -- Fiction, Child soldiers -- Fiction, Electronic books, Genetic engineering -- Fiction, Gifted children. -- Fiction. -- Sound recordings, Science fiction, Science fiction, American, Space warfare -- Fiction, Virtual reality -- Fiction, War games -- Fiction, Wiggin, Ender (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Wiggin, Ender -- (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Wiggin, Peter (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Wiggin, Peter -- (Fictitious character) -- Fiction
title_display Ender's game
title_full Ender's Game Ender Wiggin Series, Book 1, Ender's game / Orson Scott Card, Ender's game [sound recording] / Orson Scott Card, Ender's game/ Orson Scott Card
title_short Ender's game
title_sub Ender Wiggin Series, Book 1
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