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Allen Zadoff is the author of several acclaimed novels including Food, Girls and Other Things I Can't Have, winner of the Sid Fleischman Humor Award and a YALSA Popular Paperback for Young Adults. His new novel, Boy Nobody, is the first in a new YA trilogy about a teenage assassin. Allen is a graduate of Cornell University and the Harvard University Institute forAdvanced Theatre Training. His training as a super spy, however, has yet to be verified.
A fast paced, action packed thriller. Boy Nobody is a teen assassin for the Program, a shadowy government organisation that uses brainwashed kids as counter-espionage operatives. He befriends the children of those he is targeted to kill. He doesn’t ask questions and he doesn’t fail. Until now. Perfect for fans of Jason Bourne, Robert Muchamore and Michael Grant.
When a girl wakes up trapped on a sinking ship with no memory of who she is, she has nothing but her instinct to survive. As she fights her way to freedom, she quickly discovers two incredible facts: She is a dog and she can understand human speech. Soon, she befriends a thirteen-year-old boy named Chance who gives her a name of her own--Wild. But Wild and Chance find themselves running for their lives, pursued by relentless Animal Control officers. Joined by a mysterious hacker girl named Junebug, the unlikely trio fight for survival while trying to solve the mystery of Wild's extraordinary strength, super-intelligence, and high-tech collar. Equal parts heart-pounding action and heartfelt journey, Wild & Chance grabs the reader from page one and never lets go.
Wild has been on the run -- jumping from one family to the next -- ever since she left Chance almost a year ago. But when a mysterious canine corporation, C.A.T., abducts her and threatens to hurt Chance, she will stop at nothing to escape and find her old friend. Together again, Wild and Chance must enlist the help of Junebug to hack into C.A.T.'s computer to discover what they really want. But along the way, the group is reunited with an old friend and introduced to the Puppio puppies -- love-at-first-sight cute, with massive eyes, who smell like apple pie. Even though they may look cute on the outside, Wild is convinced everything isn't as it seems. When she finds out a shocking discovery about her past, Wild must decide who is more important to protect -- her past, her best friend, or the greater Los Angeles area who are in incredible Puppio danger. Equal parts heart-pounding action and heartfelt journey, this second book in the Wild & Chance series grabs readers from page one and never lets go.
Unangenehme Fragen verfolgen Zach alias BOY NOBODY seit seinem letzten todlichen Auftrag als Undercover-Agent. Wer ist er eigentlich ohne seinen Auftraggeber, das ominose "e;Programm"e;? Warum fuhlt er sich seit seinem letzten Mord so schlecht? Warum fuhlt er uberhaupt etwas? Viel Zeit zum Nachdenken bleibt ihm nicht. Das "e;Programm"e; schickt ihn in ein rechtsradikales Trainingscamp, dessen paranoiden Anfuhrer er liquidieren soll. Eine scheinbar ganz normale Mission fur Zach. Doch dieser Auftrag zieht ungeahnte Konsequenzen nach sich...
Previously published under the title Boy NobodyThey needed the perfect assassin.Boy Nobody is the perennial new kid in school, the one few notice and nobody thinks much about. He shows up in a new high school in a new town under a new name, makes a few friends and doesn't stay long. Just long enough for someone to die -- of "e;natural causes."e; Mission accomplished, Boy Nobody disappears, moving on to the next target. But when The Program assigns him to the mayor of New York City, things change. Somewhere deep inside, Boy Nobody is somebody: the kid he once was; the teen who wants normal things, like a real home and a girlfriend; a young man who wants out. And who just might want those things badly enough to sabotage The Program's mission.In this action-packed series debut, author Allen Zadoff pens a page-turning thriller that is as thought-provoking as it is gripping, introducing an utterly original and unforgettable antihero.
Mit 12 Jahren wurde er rekrutiert, um todliche Missionen zu "e;erledigen"e;. Mit 16 ist BOY NOBODY einer der Besten. Weil er keine Fehler macht. Weil er eiskalt ist. Weil er seine Zielobjekte schnell und effektiv aus dem Weg raumt. Seine aktuelle Mission ndert jedoch alles: Denn die Zielperson ist ganz und gar nicht, was sie scheint. Und sie kommt ihm gefhrlich nahe. Zu nahe. Aber BOY NOBODY wird auch diesen Auftrag erfolgreich zu Ende bringen. Weil er einer der Besten ist. Weil er keine Fehler macht. Weil er eiskalt ist. Oder etwa nicht