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andlt;b andgt;A and#8220;gripping dystopian fantasyand#8221; (andlt;i andgt;Kirkus Reviewsandlt;/iandgt;) that brims with romance and suspense, from the author of andlt;i andgt;The Body Finderandlt;/iandgt;.andlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;In the violent country of Ludania, the language you speak determines your class, and there are harsh punishments if you forget your placeand#8212;looking a member of a higher class in the eye can result in immediate execution. Seventeen-year-old Charlaina (Charlie for short) can understand all languages, a dangerous ability sheand#8217;s been hiding her whole life. The only reprieve from oppression is within the drug-filled underground club scene. There, she meets a beautiful and mysterious boy who speaks a language sheand#8217;s never heard, and her secret is almost exposed. As the violent clashes between the totalitarian monarchy and the rebel forces escalate, it becomes clear that Charlie is the key to something much bigger: her countryand#8217;s only chance for freedom from the terrible grip of a deadly regime.andlt;BRandgt;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp; Kimberly Derting, author of The Body Finder series, writes powerfully and movingly of a girl with dangerous powers in an unusual and expertly crafted setting.

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Kimberly Dertingandlt;bandgt; andlt;/bandgt;is the author of The Pledge series and the Body Finder series. She lives in Washington State. Visit her at

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Derting, Kimberly
Margaret K. McElderry Books
Girls & Women
Children s-General
Children s-Science Fiction and Fantasy
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The Pledge Trilogy
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Grade Level:
from 9
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8.25 x 5.5 in
Age Level:
from 14

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