The future we left behind [electronic resource]. Mike A Lancaster.
- ISBN: 9781606844113 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Date Published: 2012.
|Summary, etc.:|| Thousands of years in the future the divide between humanity and technology has become nearly unrecognizable. Each thought, each action is logged, coded, backed up. Data is as easily exchanged through the fiber-optic-like cables that extend from fingertips as it might be through ordinary conversation. It's a brave new world: A world that the Straker Tapes say is a result of many human "upgrades." But no one is sure whether the Straker Tapes are a work of fiction or an eerie peek into an unimaginable past.Nearly sixteen-year-old Peter Vincent has been raised to believe that everything that the backward Strakerites cling to is insane--an utter waste of time and potential. Since his father is David Vincent, genius inventor of the artificial beesthat saved the world'scrops and prevented massive famine, how could Peter believe anything else?But when Peter meets Alpha, a Strakerite his own age, suddenly the theories about society-upgrades don't sound quite so...
|Target Audience Note:|| Text Difficulty 4 - Text Difficulty 5
MG+/Upper middle grades (6th-12th)
6.1 ATOS Level
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. Minneapolis : EgmontUSA, 2012. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2119 KB).
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