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Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Holt Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 9781429952057272 Pages, Ages 12-18
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 NotableTrade-Soc.Stdy, California Children's Literature Council Award, Kentucky Blue Grass Award, Texas TAYSHAS High School Reading List, American Library Association Best Books for Young Adults, Books for the Teen Age, New York Public Library, Golden Kite Honor Book, Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Award Master List, NCSS-CBC Notable Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies, NYPL Book for Reading and Sharing, Golden Kite Honor Book for Fiction, ALA Best Books for Young Adults, School Library Best Books of the Year, Capitol Choices Noteworthy Titles for Children and Teens, Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year, Oklahoma Sequoyah YA Book Award ML, CCBC Choice (Univ. of WI), Texas Lone Star Reading List, NCSS-CBC: Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, Kansas State Reading Circle, Oklahoma Sequoyah Young Adult Book Award Master List, Washington Evergreen YA Book Award Master List, Kentucky Blue Grass Award Master List, NYPL Stuff for the Teen Age, California Young Reader Medal Master List, Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice A. ML, School Library Journal Best Books of the Year, Washington Evergreen Award Master List, YALSA Amazing Audiobooks, NYPL Books for the Teen Age, Indiana Eliot Rosewater Indiana High School Book Award, IRA Young Adult Choices, Washington Evergreen YA Book Award ML, Maine Student Book Award Master List, Missouri Truman Readers Award Master List, Minnesota Maud Hart Lovelace Book A ML
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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