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Zenith

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Zenith is the incredible story of three teenagers with the will to make their own beginnings in the harshest of worlds. It continues the stunning journey begun in Exodus, which was shortlisted for the Whitbread Children’s Book of the Year Award. For all those adults and children who enjoyed Pullman’s Dark Materials trilogy, both titles will be devoured. It is also an environmental wake-up call that should be required reading for all. With terrific storytelling power, Julie Bretagna has written an ambitious and intellectually stimulating novel and pulled it off with great aplomb.

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Zenith by Julie Bertagna

Sixteen-year-old Mara and her ship of refugees are tracking the North Star, desperate to find a homeland in the melted ice mountains of Greenland. Unwittingly, the refugees bring catastrophe in their wake for Tuck, a gypsea pirate-boy, and also for Ilira - a land whose inhabitants exist in a state of terror at the top of the world.

About the Author

Julie Bertagna

Julie Bertagna is an award-winning writer for children and young adults who also writes freelance features for the Scottish press. She lives in Glasgow and her new novel, Zenith, sequel to the highly-acclaimed Exodus, which was shortlisted for the Whitbread children's prize, has just been published.

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Publication date

2nd February 2007

Author

Julie Bertagna

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www.juliebertagna.com/
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Publisher

Pan Macmillan

Format

Paperback

Categories

NewGen - YA Fiction
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ISBN

9780230015340

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