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About the author:
Carol Matas is a renowned internationally best-selling author of over 45 books for children and young adults. She writes in all genres, from historical fiction to fantasy, science fiction to contemporary.
Carol's books have been published all over the world in more than fifteen languages. Her books have garnered over a hundred awards and nominations. Tucson Jo, an historical novel for middle grades set in the Wild West, was a 2014 National Jewish Book Awards Finalist. Her other awards include a 2014 Sydney Taylor Honor Book Selection, a 2014 Canadian Jewish Book Award, the inaugural Silver Birch Award, the Geoffrey Bilsen Award for Historical Fiction for Young Readers, a New York Times Notable Book Award, as well as two nominations for Canada's prestigious Governor General's Award.
Carol lives in Winnipeg, Canada, with her husband Per K. Brask, a theatre professor, dramaturge, translator, and poet.
Learn more about Carol at carolmatas.com and on her blog at http://carol-matas.blogspot.ca/.
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First Fictive Press Edition
An Action-packed Sci-Fi Thriller for YA & Middle Grades
Fourteen-year-old Miranda has it all: beauty, brains, talent, perfect health. Until the day her vision goes blurry – the first symptom of a fatal disease. As she and her parents fight to save her, she makes the shocking discovery that everything she thought she knew about her life is a lie.
Suddenly Miranda is facing some troubling questions: What makes us human? Is it our DNA, our upbringing or the choices we make? The answers will force Miranda to deal with the biggest challenges of her life.
"Suspenseful YA novel … taut story, which features girl-power heroines confronting bad guys and the nature of the self … Hitchcock-ian fun, full of deep questions to ponder.”— Kirkus Reviews
"A suspense-filled mystery that starts off with exploring Miranda’s middle school life, then morphs into a science fiction bombshell!”— Erika Lewis, TV producer/writer and author of Game Of Shadows, Tor Books
“Full of twists and turns that will leave you guessing and gasping until the end!” — Eric Walters, award-winning author of over 100 books for children
“A carefully crafted and suspenseful tale, as thought provoking, as it is engaging.”— Perry Nodelman, children’s book author and recipient of the 2015 International Brothers Grimm Award for research in children’s literature
- Publication Date:
- 1927663377 / 9781927663370
- Page Count:
- Binding Type:
- US Trade Paper
- Trim Size:
- 5.5" x 8.5"
- Black and White
- Related Categories:
- Fiction / Science Fiction / Genetic Engineering