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The Islands at the End of the World

Author: Austin Aslan
Publisher: [S.I.] : Random House Children's Books, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this fast-paced survival story set in Hawaii, electronics fail worldwide, the islands become completely isolated, and a strange starscape fills the sky. Leilani and her father embark on a nightmare odyssey from Oahu to their home on the Big Island. Leilani's epilepsy holds a clue to the disaster, if only they can survive as the islands revert to earlier ways. A powerful story enriched by fascinating elements of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Austin Aslan
ISBN: 9780385374217 0385374216
OCLC Number: 1251695906
Description: 1 online resource
Responsibility: Austin Aslan

Abstract:

In this fast-paced survival story set in Hawaii, electronics fail worldwide, the islands become completely isolated, and a strange starscape fills the sky. Leilani and her father embark on a nightmare odyssey from Oahu to their home on the Big Island. Leilani's epilepsy holds a clue to the disaster, if only they can survive as the islands revert to earlier ways. A powerful story enriched by fascinating elements of Hawaiian ecology, culture, and warfare, this captivating and dramatic debut from Austin Aslan is the first of two novels. The author has a master's degree in tropical conservation biology from the University of Hawaii at Hilo. -- Kirkus Reviews, "Aslan's debut is a riveting tale of belonging, family, overcoming perceived limitations, and finding a home."-- -- , Starred

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