- ISBN: 9780062132772 (sound recording)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (14 audio files) : digital.
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: New York : Katherine Tegen Books, 2012.
|General Note:|| Unabridged.
|Participant or Performer Note:|| Narrator: Lincoln Hoppe.
|Summary, etc.:|| More than anything, Tom Raines wants to be important, though his shadowy life is anything but that. For years, Tom's drifted from casino to casino with his unlucky gambler of a dad, gaming for their survival. Keeping a roof over their heads depends on a careful combination of skill, luck, con artistry, and staying invisible.Then one day, Tom stops being invisible. Someone's been watching his virtual-reality prowess, and he's offered the incredible-a place at the Pentagonal Spire, an elite military academy. There, Tom's instincts for combat will be put to the test and if he passes, he'll become a member of the Intrasolar Forces, helping to lead his country to victory in World War III. Finally, he'll be someone important: a superhuman war machine with the tech skills that every virtual-reality warrior dreams of. Life at the Spire holds everything that Tom's always wanted-friends, the possibility of a girlfriend, and a life where his every action matters-but...
|Target Audience Note:|| MG+/Upper middle grades (6th-12th)
5.4 ATOS Level
|System Details Note:|| Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 431547 KB).
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