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- ISBN: 9780062132772 (sound recording)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (14 audio files) : digital.
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: New York : Katherine Tegen Books, 2012.
|Participant or Performer Note:||
Narrator: Lincoln Hoppe.
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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