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First Light

by Rebecca Stead

First Light Synopsis

Peter can't wait to join his parents on an expedition to the ice caps of Greenland to study global warming. But while he's there, he begins to suspect there might be another reason for this trip other than scientific research. And in another world, there is Thea, who lives with her family under the ice, and is desperate to see what's above it. When Thea and Peter meet, two worlds will collide, and a host of secrets will be released.

First Light Press Reviews

Intriguing, credible and absorbing * Publishers Weekly * An absolutely gripping story of a hidden world . . . I couldn't put it down -- Tamora Pierce Compelling . . . [a] thoroughly enjoyable Arctic adventure * Kirkus * Vividly realized . . . fresh and believable * The Horn Book Magazine * [An] engrossing yarn - a mix of science, suspense and adventure * The New York Post *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781783441129
Publication date: 2nd October 2014
Author: Rebecca Stead
Publisher: Andersen Press Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 336 pages
Categories: Fantasy & magical realism (Children's / Teenage),

About Rebecca Stead

Rebecca Stead grew up in New York City where she lives today with her husband and two sons. Rebecca used to be a lawyer and wrote books for adults before turning to younger fiction. Her second book for children, When You Reach Me, won the Newbery Medal 2010, and her follow-up, Liar and Spy, was the winner of the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize. She now combines her writing with work as a literary agent

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