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Burn out [electronic resource] : Burn Out Series, Book 1. Kristi Helvig.

Helvig, Kristi. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781606844809 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2014.

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Summary, etc.: A futuristic blend of Beth Revis's Across the Universe and Lenore Appelhans's Level 2, Burn Out will satisfy the growing desire for science fiction with a thrilling story of survival, intrigue, and adventure. Most people want to save the world; seventeen-year-old Tora Reynolds just wants to get the hell off of it. One of the last survivors in Earth's final years, Tora yearns to escape the wasteland her planet has become after the sun turns "red giant," but discovers her fellow survivors are even more deadly than the hostile environment.Holed up in an underground shelter, Tora is alone--her brilliant scientist father murdered, her mother and sister burned to death. She dreams of living on a planet with oceans, plants, and animals. Unfortunately, the oceans dried out ages ago, the only plants are giant cacti with deadly spines, and her pet, Trigger, is a gun--one of the bio-energetic weapons her father created for the government before his conscience kicked in....
Target Audience Note: Text Difficulty 3
700 Lexile.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. Minneapolis : EgmontUSA, 2014. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2188 KB).
Subject: Young Adult Fiction.
Science Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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