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Tripods #02: The City of Gold and Lead


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Will and his friends return to the City of the Tripodsand#8212;and risk their livesand#8212;in this second book of a classic alien trilogy ideal for fans of Rick Yanceyand#8217;s andlt;I andgt;The 5th Waveandlt;/Iandgt; and Margaret Peterson Haddixand#8217;s Shadow Children series.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;When Will and his friends arrived at the White Mountains, they thought everything would be okay. Theyand#8217;d found a safe haven where the mechanical monsters called Tripods could not find them. But once there, they wonder about the world around them and how they are faring against the machines.andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;In order to save everyone else, Will and his friends want to take down the Tripods once and for all. That means journeying to the Tripod capital: the City of Gold and Lead.andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;Although the journey will be difficult, the real danger comes once Will is inside the city, where Tripods roam freely and humans are even more enslaved than they are on the outside. Without anyone to help him, Will must learn the secrets of the Tripodsand#8212;and how to take them downand#8212;before they figure out that heand#8217;s a spyand#8230;and he can only pretend to be brainwashed for so long.

About the Author

John Christopher was the pseudonym of Samuel Youd, who was born in Lancashire, England, in 1922. He was the author of more than fifty novels and novellas, as well as numerous short stories. His most famous books include andlt;iandgt;The Death of Grassandlt;/iandgt;, the Tripods trilogy, andlt;iandgt;The Lotus Cavesandlt;/iandgt;, and andlt;iandgt;The Guardiansandlt;/iandgt;.

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Christopher, John
Aladdin Paperbacks
Tripods; science fiction; post-apocalyptic; apocalypse; end of the world; adventure; aliens; alien invasion; robots; extraterrestrial; John Christopher; Sam Youd; Christopher Samuel Youd; England; France; Europe
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The Tripods
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Grade Level:
from 4 up to 8
f-c gloss UV cvr on metallic stock w- em
193.675 x 130.175 mm
Age Level:
from 9 up to 13

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