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The Adoration of Jenna Fox (Hardcover)

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Description


Who is Jenna Fox? Seventeen-year-old Jenna has been told that is her name. She has just awoken from a coma, they tell her, and she is still recovering from a terrible accident in which she was involved a year ago. But what happened before that? Jenna doesn't remember her life. Or does she? And are the memories really hers?
This fascinating novel represents a stunning new direction for acclaimed author Mary Pearson. Set in a near future America, it takes readers on an unforgettable journey through questions of bio-medical ethics and the nature of humanity. Mary Pearson's vividly drawn characters and masterful writing soar to a new level of sophistication. "The Adoration of Jenna Fox" is a 2009 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.

About the Author


Mary E. Pearson s books to date are The Adoration of Jenna Fox, The Miles Between, and Scribbler of Dreams. She writes full time from her home in San Diego.

Praise For…


* “…raises the ante in unexpected ways until the very last page.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review *  “This is a beautiful blend of science fiction, medical thriller, and teen-relationship novel that melds into a seamless whole that will please fans of all three genres.” —School Library Journal, starred review *  “Outstanding examination of identity, science and ethics.” —Kirkus, starred review “Readers will respond eagerly to this provocative novel.” —Kirkus Reviews, Sci-Fi/Fantasy Special

“…what will hold readers most are the moral issues of betrayal, loyalty, sacrifice, and survival.” —Booklist

“Fascinating and thought provoking.” —Kliatt

“This novel is truly unlike any other I have ever read and is a breath of fresh air in the often predictable world of teen literature.” —ELLEgirl

“This is an amazingly powerful, thought-provoking, just brilliant novel.” —Teen Book Review

"An extraordinarily fine novel."—Voya

"Gut-punch plot twists."—The Seattle Times

Product Details
ISBN: 9780805076684
ISBN-10: 0805076689
Publisher: Henry Holt & Company
Publication Date: April 29th, 2008
Pages: 266
Language: English