Armageddon Summer

Paperback | August 15, 1999

byBruce Coville

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The world will end on Thursday, July 27, 2000. At least, that's what Reverend Beelson has told his congregation. That's why Marina and Jed and their parents have joined the rest of the Reverend's flock at a mountain retreat to await the end of the world. But this world has only just begun for Jed and Marina, two teenagers with more attitude than faith. Why should the world end now, when they've just fallen in love for the first time?

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Nebula Award-winner Jane Yolen and My Teacher is an Alien author Bruce Coville write alternating chapters in this millennium-inspired young adult novel. Marina and Jed have come to the mountain retreat with their parents, avid followers of the influential Reverned Beelson. The charismatic reverend told everyone that the world will end ...

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The world will end on Thursday, July 27, 2000. At least, that's what Reverend Beelson has told his congregation. That's why Marina and Jed and their parents have joined the rest of the Reverend's flock at a mountain retreat to await the end of the world. But this world has only just begun for Jed and Marina, two teenagers with more att...

BRUCE COVILLE is the author of over 100 books for children and young adults, including the international bestseller My Teacher is an Alien, the Unicorn Chronicles series, and the much-beloved Jeremy Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher. His work has appeared in a dozen languages and won children's choice awards in a dozen states. Before becoming ...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 7 × 4.56 × 0.67 inPublished:August 15, 1999Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0152022686

ISBN - 13:9780152022686

Appropriate for ages: 12

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Nebula Award-winner Jane Yolen and My Teacher is an Alien author Bruce Coville write alternating chapters in this millennium-inspired young adult novel. Marina and Jed have come to the mountain retreat with their parents, avid followers of the influential Reverned Beelson. The charismatic reverend told everyone that the world will end on July 27, 2000. Marina and Jed have more faith in the world than that -- and in the young love they discover together. Armageddon Summer crosses Yolen’s award-winning fantasy writing with Coville’s edgy style in a timely novel about first love at the end of the world.

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Yolen and Coville, writing in alternating chapters? , explore their rich, thought provoking theme with the perfect balance of gripping adventure and understated pathos, leavened by a dollop of humor.-BooklistConvincing and compelling.'-School Library JournalProviding action, romance and a provocative message, this novel could well get teens talking.-Publishers WeeklyIn this page-turner? the authors pull off the remarkable feat of making the sacred tangible, of delineating what it means to believe.-Kirkus Reviews