The Testing (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)

 
9780606368315: The Testing (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)
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FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Sixteen-year-old Malencia (Cia) Vale is chosen to participate in The Testing to attend the University; however, Cia is fearful when she figures out her friends who do not pass The Testing are disappearing.

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"I galloped through this excellent read; I was in suspense the whole time."--Charlaine Harris

"There is nothing standardized about this Testing. Charbonneau's imagination will surprise readers at every turn."--Jennifer M. Brown, children's editor, Shelf Awareness

"Action-packed and full of twists, "The Testing "will keep you guessing until the very last page--and desperate for the next book!"--Erica O'Rourke, author of the Torn Trilogy

* "The rising tension, skillfully executed scenarios, and rich characterizations all contribute to an exciting story bound to capture readers' imaginations. . . . Charbonneau works action, romance, intrigue, and a plausible dystopian premise into a near-flawless narrative."--"Publishers Weekly, " starred review

"Charbonneau jumps into the packed dystopia field with a mashup of Veronica Roth's Divergent (2011) and Suzanne Collins' Hunger Games trilogy, but she successfully makes her story her own."--"Kirkus"

"Charbonneau is a fantastic story teller and this book is a tribute to that background. The intrigue in "The Testing" passes evaluation of what a good dystopian novel should represent."--"VOYA, " 4Q 5P M J S

"The plot twists are well integrated and will keep readers on edge awaiting the next volume."--"Horn Book"

"The influence of "The Hunger Games" is obvious, and "The Testing" will satisfy readers who want similar dystopian adventures." --"SLJ "

VOYA Top Shelf for Middle School Readers 2013 list

"Electrifying."--EntertainmentWeekly.com

""The Testing" is a chilling and devious dystopian thriller that all fans of "The Hunger Games" will simply devour. Joelle Charbonneau writes with guts and nerve but also great compassion and heart. Highly recommended."--Jonathan Maberry, "New York Times" best-selling author of "Rot & Ruin "and "Flesh & Bone"

"I galloped through this excellent read; I was in suspense the whole time."--Charlaine Harris, author of the Sookie Stackhouse series

"There is nothing standardized about this Testing. Charbonneau's imagination will surprise readers at every turn."--Jennifer M. Brown, children's editor, Shelf Awareness

"Action-packed and full of twists, "The Testing "will keep you guessing until the very last page--and desperate for the next book!"--Erica O'Rourke, author of the Torn Trilogy

* "The rising tension, skillfully executed scenarios, and rich characterizations all contribute to an exciting story bound to capture readers' imaginations. . . . Charbonneau works action, romance, intrigue, and a plausible dystopian premise into a near-flawless narrative."--"Publishers Weekly, " starred review

"Charbonneau jumps into the packed dystopia field with a mashup of Veronica Roth's "Divergent "and Suzanne Collins' Hunger Games trilogy, but she successfully makes her story her own."--"Kirkus"

"Charbonneau is a fantastic story teller and this book is a tribute to that background. The intrigue in "The Testing" passes evaluation of what a good dystopian novel should represent."--"VOYA, " 4Q 5P M J S

"The plot twists are well integrated and will keep readers on edge awaiting the next volume."--"Horn Book"

"The influence of "The Hunger Games" is obvious, and "The Testing" will satisfy readers who want similar dystopian adventures." --"SLJ "

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