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Sky jumpers [electronic resource] : Sky Jumpers Series, Book 1. Peggy Eddleman.

Eddleman, Peggy. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780307981295 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2013.

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Summary, etc.: Escape one danger. Jump into another. . . . "Eddleman brings a strong sense of atmosphere to this post-apocalyptic coming-of-age piece, and the underlying message--that it's possible to contribute in unexpected ways--is a positive one." --Publishers Weekly Twelve-year-old Hope lives in White Rock, a town of inventors struggling to recover from the green bombs of World War III. But Hope is terrible at inventing and would much rather sneak off to cliff dive into the Bomb's Breath--the deadly band of compressed air that covers the crater left by the bombs--than fail at yet another invention. When bandits discover that White Rock has priceless antibiotics, they invade. With a two-day deadline to finish making this year's batch and no ingredients to make more, the town is left to choose whether to hand over the medicine and die from the disease that's run rampant since the bombs, or die fighting the bandits now. Help lies in a neighboring town, but...
Target Audience Note: Text Difficulty 4 - Text Difficulty 5
MG/Middle grades (4th-8th)
860 Lexile.
5.4 ATOS Level
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Random House Books for Young Readers, 2013. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 3376 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Juvenile Fiction.
Science Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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