Bubble World

Carol Snow

Henry Holt and Co.

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Freesia’s life is perfect. She lives on the beautiful tropical island of Agalinas, surrounded by idyllic weather, fancy dress shops, and peacocks who sing her favorite song to wake her up in the morning. She has so many outfits she could wear a different one every day for a year and not run out.

Lately things on the island may have been a bit flippy: sudden blackouts, students disappearing, even Freesia’s reflection looking slightly . . . off. But in Freesia’s experience, it’s better not to think about things like that too much.

Unfortunately for her, these signs are more than random blips in the universe. In Bubble World by Carol Snow, Freesia’s perfect bubble is about to pop.

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The signs were all there, but Freesia chose to ignore them. She didn’t question the power surges. The electrical blackouts. The sudden departures that bordered on disappearances. Had she been paying attention, Freesia would have noticed that things on the island had fallen a little bit out of sync. No, more than a little bit: a lot a bit. Nothing so terrible that you’d cry malfunction, but still.
But Freesia never looked for, considered, or even noticed much of anything, good or bad, until she’d had her first cup of frothy coffee, and this morning,

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"Snow (Snap,2009) nestles a powerful message about bravery, self-confidence, and integrity in the midst of fluffy, irreverent talk of fashion and teen idols and a virtual world at the crossroads of The Matrix and Barbie’s Dreamhouse." -- Booklist

 "Readers who enjoyed Libba Bray’s Beauty Queens (Scholastic, 2011) will relish Snow’s sarcastic wit, and fans of Neal Shusterman’s “Unwind Dystology” series (S & S) will recognize an alternate world in which parents have exclusive rights over the lives of their children. Teens will enjoy following Freesia in this humorous sci-fi novel." -- School Library Journal


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About the Author

Carol Snow

Carol Snow is the author of Snap and Switch, an ALA Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers. She had also written five novels for adults. Originally from New Jersey, she now lives in Southern California with her husband and their two children.

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Bubble World
Carol Snow

Hardcover

Hardcover
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Henry Holt and Co.
July 2013
Hardcover
ISBN: 9780805095715
ISBN10: 0805095713
Young Adult Fiction
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 352 pages
Age Range: 12 to 18
Grade Range: 7 and up
$17.99

Trade Paperback

Trade Paperback
Square Fish
7/29/2014
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781250044419
ISBN10: 1250044413
Young Adult Fiction
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 352 pages
Age Range: 12 to 18
Grade Range: 7 and up
$9.99

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e-Book Agency
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Henry Holt and Co.
July 2013
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9780805098099
ISBN10: 0805098097
Young Adult Fiction352 pages
Age Range: 12 to 18
Grade Range: 7 and up
$7.12
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