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.
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.
Publication date: 02/02/2007
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
|Publication date:||2nd February 2007|
|Genres:||NewGen - YA Fiction, eBook Favourites,|
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.More About Julie Bertagna