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Ender's Game (Ender Wiggins Saga)

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ISBN13: 9780613824224
ISBN10: 0613824229
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In order to develop a secure defense against a hostile alien race's next attack, government agencies breed child geniuses and train them as soldiers. A brilliant young boy, Andrew "Ender" Wiggin lives with his kind but distant parents, his sadistic brother Peter, and the person he loves more than anyone else, his sister Valentine. Peter and Valentine were candidates for the soldier-training program but didn't make the cut--young Ender is the Wiggin drafted to the orbiting Battle School for rigorous military training.
Ender's skills make him a leader in school and respected in the Battle Room, where children play at mock battles in zero gravity. Yet growing up in an artificial community of young soldiers Ender suffers greatly from isolation, rivalry from his peers, pressure from the adult teachers, and an unsettling fear of the alien invaders. His psychological battles include loneliness, fear that he is becoming like the cruel brother he remembers, and fanning the flames of devotion to his beloved sister.
Is Ender the general Earth needs? But Ender is not the only result of the genetic experiments. The war with the Buggers has been raging for a hundred years, and the quest for the perfect general has been underway for almost as long. Ender's two older siblings are every bit as unusual as he is, but in very different ways. Between the three of them lie the abilities to remake a world. If, that is, the world survives.

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The Earth is under attack from aliens known as "buggers." The only hope is a brilliant general named Ender Wiggin. The only problem is that he is a child.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780613824224
Publisher:
Turtleback Books
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Author:
Card, Orson Scott
Subject:
Brothers and sisters
Subject:
Genetic engineering
Subject:
Fantasy & Magic
Subject:
Children s-Science Fiction and Fantasy
Edition Description:
Turtleback Scho Prebound
Series:
Ender Wiggin Saga
Publication Date:
20020231
Binding:
LIBRARY BOUND
Language:
English
Pages:
324
Dimensions:
7.62x5.30x1.12 in. .71 lbs.
Age Level:
09-12

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