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Author: Adi Alsaid
Publisher: Toronto, Ontario : Inkyard Press, [2020] ©2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Central International School's annual lock-in is legendary. Bonds are made. Contests are fought. Stories are forged that will be passed down from student to student for years to come. This year's lock-in begins normally enough. Then a group of students led by Marisa Cuevas stage an ecoprotest and chain themselves to the doors, vowing to keep everyone trapped inside until their list of demands is met. Some students  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Juvenile works
Coming of age fiction
Young adult works
Bildungsromans
Fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adi Alsaid
ISBN: 9781335146762 1335146768
OCLC Number: 1150919479
Description: 346 pages ; 22 cm
Other Titles: We did not ask for this
Responsibility: Adi Alsaid.

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"Central International School's annual lock-in is legendary. Bonds are made. Contests are fought. Stories are forged that will be passed down from student to student for years to come. This year's lock-in begins normally enough. Then a group of students led by Marisa Cuevas stage an ecoprotest and chain themselves to the doors, vowing to keep everyone trapped inside until their list of demands is met. Some students rally to their cause -- but others are aggrieved to watch their own plans fall apart. Amira has trained all year to compete in the school decathlon on her own terms. Peejay intended to honor his brother by throwing the greatest party CIS has ever seen. Kenji was looking forward to making a splash at his improv showcase. Omar wanted to spend a little time with the boy he's been crushing on. Celeste, adrift in a new country, was hoping to connect with someone -- anyone. And Marisa, once so certain of her goals, must now decide how far she'll go to attain them. Every year, lock-in night changes lives. This year, it might just change the world."--

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