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  • ISBN: 9780375890802 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader)
  • ISBN: 0375890807 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader)
  • ISBN: 9780375890802 (electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader)
  • ISBN: 0375890807 (electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader)
  • Publisher: New York : Random House, 2003.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from eBook information screen.
Formatted Contents Note:
Assignment day -- A message to the mayor -- Under Ember -- Something lost, nothing found -- On night street -- The box in the closet -- A message full of holes -- Explorations -- The door in the roped-off tunnel -- Blue sky and goodbye -- Lizzie's groceries -- A dreadful discovery -- Deciphering the message -- The way out -- A desperate run -- The singing -- Away -- Where the river goes -- A world of light -- The last message.
Summary, etc.:
In the year 241, twelve-year-old Lina trades jobs on Assignment Day to be a Messenger to run to new places in her decaying but beloved city, perhaps even to glimpse Unknown Regions.
Target Audience Note:
680 Lexile.
System Details Note:
Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1464 KB) or Mobipocket Reader (file size: 434 KB).
Subject: Imaginary places > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Fantasy fiction.
Electronic books.

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