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Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Holt Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 9780805076684272 Pages, Ages 12-18
Barnes & Noble
Who is Jenna Fox? Seventeen-year-old Jenna has been told that is her name. She has just awoken from a coma, they tell her, and she is still recovering from a terrible accident in which she was involved a year ago. But what happened before that? Jenna doesn't remember her life. Or does she? And are the memories really hers?
This fascinating novel represents a stunning new direction for acclaimed author Mary Pearson. Set in a near future America, it takes readers on an unforgettable journey through questions of bio-medical ethics and the nature of humanity. Mary Pearson's vividly drawn characters and masterful writing soar to a new level of sophistication.
The Adoration of Jenna Fox is a 2009 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.
NCSS-CBC: Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, IRA Young Adult Choices, School Library Best Books of the Year, Washington Evergreen YA Book Award ML, NCSS-CBC NotableTrade-Soc.Stdy, Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice A. ML, Missouri Truman Readers Award Master List, Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year, YALSA Amazing Audiobooks, Texas Lone Star Reading List, Books for the Teen Age, New York Public Library, Minnesota Maud Hart Lovelace Book Award Master List, American Library Association Best Books for Young Adults, Oklahoma Sequoyah Young Adult Book Award Master List, Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Award Master List, NYPL Book for Reading and Sharing, California Young Reader Medal Master List, Washington Evergreen YA Book Award Master List, School Library Journal Best Books of the Year, Capitol Choices Noteworthy Titles for Children and Teens, Texas TAYSHAS High School Reading List, Oklahoma Sequoyah YA Book Award ML, Maine Student Book Award Master List, NCSS-CBC Notable Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies, Golden Kite Honor Book, Kansas State Reading Circle, NYPL Books for the Teen Age, Kentucky Blue Grass Award Master List, Indiana Eliot Rosewater Indiana High School Book Award, NYPL Stuff for the Teen Age, Kentucky Blue Grass Award, Washington Evergreen Award Master List, ALA Best Books for Young Adults, California Children's Literature Council Award, Golden Kite Honor Book for Fiction, Minnesota Maud Hart Lovelace Book A ML, CCBC Choice (Univ. of WI)
I look at my fingers again, the ones that trembled and shook just a few days ago at Mr. Bender's kitchen table. I bring them together, fingertip to fingertip, like a steeple. Each one perfect by appearance. But something is not . . . right. Something...
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