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The marrow thieves

Author: Cherie Dimaline
Publisher: Toronto : Dancing Cat Books, an imprint of Cormorant Books Inc., [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"In a future world ravaged by global warming, people have lost the ability to dream, and the dreamlessness has led to widespread madness. The only people still able to dream are North America's indigenous population - and it is their marrow that holds the cure for the rest of the world. But getting the marrow - and dreams - means death for the unwilling donors. Driven to flight, a 15-year-old and his companions  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Dystopian fiction
Science fiction
Young adult works
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Dimaline, Cherie, 1975-
Marrow thieves.
(CaOONL)20169072932
Online version:
Dimaline, Cherie, 1975-
Marrow thieves.
Toronto : Dancing Cat Books, 2017
(OCoLC)962422712
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cherie Dimaline
ISBN: 9781770864863 1770864865
OCLC Number: 962422711
Notes: "This is a first edition"--Title page verso.
"DCB".
Awards: CCBC Choices, 2018
Governor General's Literary Award for Young People's Literature, 2017.
Kirkus Prize for Young Reader's Literture Award, 2017
School Library Journal's Best Books, 2017
American Indian Youth Literature Award for Best Young Adult Book Honor, 2018
Target Audience: Young Adult.
Description: 234 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Cherie Dimaline.

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"In a future world ravaged by global warming, people have lost the ability to dream, and the dreamlessness has led to widespread madness. The only people still able to dream are North America's indigenous population - and it is their marrow that holds the cure for the rest of the world. But getting the marrow - and dreams - means death for the unwilling donors. Driven to flight, a 15-year-old and his companions struggle for survival, attempt to reunite with loved ones, and take refuge from the "recruiters" who seek them out to bring them to the marrow-stealing 'factories.'"--

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