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ISBN13: 9780062024039
ISBN10: 0062024035
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Paperback features over fifty pages of bonus materials, including a sneak peek of Insurgent, an author Q&A, a discussion guide, a Divergent playlist, faction manifestos, and more!

In Beatrice Prior's dystopian Chicago world, society is divided into five factions, each dedicated to the cultivation of a particular virtue — Candor (the honest), Abnegation (the selfless), Dauntless (the brave), Amity (the peaceful), and Erudite (the intelligent). On an appointed day of every year, all sixteen-year-olds must select the faction to which they will devote the rest of their lives. For Beatrice, the decision is between staying with her family and being who she really is — she can't have both. So she makes a choice that surprises everyone, including herself.

During the highly competitive initiation that follows, Beatrice renames herself Tris and struggles alongside her fellow initiates to live out the choice they have made. Together they must undergo extreme physical tests of endurance and intense psychological simulations, some with devastating consequences. As initiation transforms them all, Tris must determine who her friends really are — and where, exactly, a romance with a sometimes fascinating, sometimes exasperating boy fits into the life she's chosen. But Tris also has a secret, one she's kept hidden from everyone because she's been warned it can mean death. And as she discovers unrest and growing conflict that threaten to unravel her seemingly perfect society, she also learns that her secret might help her save those she loves... or it might destroy her.

Veronica Roth is the New York Times bestselling author of Divergent, the first in a trilogy of dystopian thrillers filled with electrifying decisions, heartbreaking betrayals, stunning consequences, and unexpected romance.

Review:

"You'll be up all night with Divergent, a brainy thrill-ride of a novel." BookPage

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"A memorable, unpredictable journey from which it is nearly impossible to turn away." Publishers Weekly (starred review)

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"Divergent clearly has thrills, but it also movingly explores a more common adolescent anxiety — the painful realization that coming into one's own sometimes means leaving family behind, both ideologically and physically." The New York Times

Synopsis:

One choice decides your friends

One choice defines your beliefs

One choice determines your loyalties — forever

One choice can transform you

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About the Author

Veronica Roth is the New York Times bestselling author of Divergent, the first book in a trilogy that she began writing while still a college student. Now a full-time writer, Ms. Roth and her husband call the Chicago area home.

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mouna.chebli, October 30, 2014 (view all comments by mouna.chebli)
This is my favorite book of the divergent trilogy i recommend the book for people who loves sci-fi.
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mouna.chebli, October 30, 2014 (view all comments by mouna.chebli)
This is my favorite book of the divergent trilogy i recommend the book for people who loves sci-fi.
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Larena, June 11, 2014 (view all comments by Larena)
Futuristic, Young Adult, Dystopian Chicago


Beatrice Prior lives in a world where society is divided into five factions. Each dedicated to a particular virtue. Candor is honesty, Abnegation is selflessness, Dauntless is bravery, Amity is peaceful and Erudite is intelligence. Once a year on an appointed day all the sixteen-year-olds must select the faction that they will belong to for the rest of their lives. Beatrice’s decision comes down to being with her family or being who she truly is. She can’t have both though. She makes a choice that no one saw coming not even herself.


While Beatrice goes through the highly competitive initiation she renames herself Tris and struggles to figure just exactly who her friends are and who is not. Tris also has a secret that she has to keep to herself or as she has been warned will mean her death. She then discovers a conflict that is growing and threatens the seemingly perfect society that she lives in, threatening to unravel everything. She also discovers that her secret just might be the very thing she needs to save those she loves if it doesn’t destroy her instead.


This is an excellent book that comes to life with every word that is read. It is similar to some books and yet it is very different and proves to be a book that will be one that will be hard to forget even after the very last page is read. Reading how Tris grows and overcomes the obstacles placed in her path is interesting and will hold the reader captive until the very end. This book starts the trilogy off with a bang that will have readers wanting to see just where this is headed and how it will turn out for the characters. It is easy to see why this one was turned into a movie.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780062024039
Author:
Roth, Veronica
Publisher:
Katherine Tegen Books
Author:
Richards, Elizabeth
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Series:
Divergent Series
Series Volume:
1
Publication Date:
20120228
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 9
Language:
English
Pages:
576
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in 1 lb
Age Level:
from 14

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Product details 576 pages Katherine Tegen Books - English 9780062024039 Reviews:
"Review" by , "You'll be up all night with Divergent, a brainy thrill-ride of a novel."
"Review" by , "A memorable, unpredictable journey from which it is nearly impossible to turn away."
"Review" by , "Divergent clearly has thrills, but it also movingly explores a more common adolescent anxiety — the painful realization that coming into one's own sometimes means leaving family behind, both ideologically and physically."
"Synopsis" by , One choice decides your friends

One choice defines your beliefs

One choice determines your loyalties — forever

One choice can transform you

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