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When we wake

Author: Karen Healey
Publisher: East Melbourne, Vic. : Allen & Unwin, 2012.
Series: When we wake, bk. 1
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 2027, sixteen-year-old Tegan is just like every other girl--playing the guitar, falling in love, and protesting the wrongs of the world with her friends. But then Tegan dies, waking up 100 years in the future as the unknowing first government guinea pig to be cryogenically frozen and successfully revived. Appalling secrets about her new world come to light, and Tegan must choose to either keep her head down or  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Healey
ISBN: 9781742378084 1742378080
OCLC Number: 821214053
Awards: Commended for Storylines Notable New Zealand Books: Young Adult Fiction 2014.
Shortlisted for Hugo Nebula Award 2014.
Shortlisted for New Zealand Post Children's Book Award: Young Adult Fiction 2014.
Shortlisted for LIANZA Children's Book Awards: Young Adult Fiction Award 2014.
Shortlisted for Sir Julius Vogel Award for Best Novel (Young Adult) 2014.
Target Audience: For young adults.
Description: 291 p. ; 20cm
Series Title: When we wake, bk. 1
Responsibility: Karen Healey.

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In 2027, sixteen-year-old Tegan is just like every other girl--playing the guitar, falling in love, and protesting the wrongs of the world with her friends. But then Tegan dies, waking up 100 years in the future as the unknowing first government guinea pig to be cryogenically frozen and successfully revived. Appalling secrets about her new world come to light, and Tegan must choose to either keep her head down or fight for a better future.

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'A gripping, human story set against the backdrop of a chillingly plausible future here.' - Sean Williams. 'A stirring and century-spanning adventure story that vividly shows how the future is Read more...

 
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