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Welcome to the infinite worlds of The Web

Ghostly lights out on the marsh have been the subject of tales and rumors for as long as anyone can remember. Thirteen-year-old Aynsley suspects that the "lightstorms" are connected to a problem at the nearby power company. The company is trying to keep it a secret, but someone in authority needs to be told--and Aynsley is the one to do it. With the help of a network of friends across the world, Aynsley knows he just might be able to use The Web to get past the company security to find out exactly what's going on. But the Web works both ways. If Aynsley can get to the company, then the company can get to him. And the company has a way of dealing with intruders....

Synopsis:

Welcome to the infinite worlds of The Web

Ghostly lights out on the marsh have been the subject of tales and rumors for as long as anyone can remember. Thirteen-year-old Aynsley suspects that the "lightstorms" are connected to a problem at the nearby power company. The company is trying to keep it a secret, but someone in authority needs to be told--and Aynsley is the one to do it. With the help of a network of friends across the world, Aynsley knows he just might be able to use The Web to get past the company security to find out exactly what's going on. But the Web works both ways. If Aynsley can get to the company, then the company can get to him. And the company has a way of dealing with intruders....

About the Author

Peter Hamilton began writing short stories in 1987. He won the British Science Fiction Society award for best short story in 2001 and was shortlisted for the Arthur C. Clarke Award in 2002. He is also the author of many critically-acclaimed adult novels, among them the Mindstar series published by Tor in the late 1990s. Lightstorm is his first book for children.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780765349422
Publisher:
Starscape
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Author:
Hamilton, Peter F.
Subject:
Science Fiction - General
Subject:
Science / High Tech
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-A to Z
Edition Description:
Middle-Grade Fiction
Publication Date:
20050801
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 6 up to 9
Language:
English
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
7.625 x 5.1875 in 0.19 lb
Age Level:
from 10 up to 15

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Children's » Middle Readers » General
Fiction and Poetry » Science Fiction and Fantasy » A to Z

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Welcome to the infinite worlds of The Web

Ghostly lights out on the marsh have been the subject of tales and rumors for as long as anyone can remember. Thirteen-year-old Aynsley suspects that the "lightstorms" are connected to a problem at the nearby power company. The company is trying to keep it a secret, but someone in authority needs to be told--and Aynsley is the one to do it. With the help of a network of friends across the world, Aynsley knows he just might be able to use The Web to get past the company security to find out exactly what's going on. But the Web works both ways. If Aynsley can get to the company, then the company can get to him. And the company has a way of dealing with intruders....

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