Other Place Mm

Mass Market Paperback | August 7, 2000

byMonica Hughes

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Shortlisted for the Ontario Library Association’s Red Maple Award, The Other Place is Monica Hughes’ latest young adult hit, a futuristic tale with a political edge. All of the trademark elements that make Hughes’ books so successful are here—intelligent and fast-paced plotting, subjects that resonate with today’s kids, believable characters who come to rely on the power of their hearts and minds and, most important, a terrific story that grabs readers right from the first paragraph.

The Other Place is set in a not-too-distant future world, one in which pre-teen Alison and her family have just been charged with crimes of subversion against the all-powerful World Government. Banished to a penal colony in the anonymous Habitat W, they join the shadowy ranks of the “disappeareds.” When Alison’s brother Billy escapes from their prison, Alison begins to discover “the other place”—and a new hope for the future.

A prolific author (her newest book, Storm Warning, will be published in September 2000; please see opposite), Monica Hughes has kids lined up and waiting for each new book. The Other Place doesn’t disappoint.

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Shortlisted for the Ontario Library Association’s Red Maple Award, The Other Place is Monica Hughes’ latest young adult hit, a futuristic tale with a political edge. All of the trademark elements that make Hughes’ books so successful are here—intelligent and fast-paced plotting, subjects that resonate with today’s kids, believable char...

Monica Hughes is the internationally acclaimed author of more than 30 books, including the ISIS trilogy, HUNTER IN THE DARK, THE GOLDEN AQUARIANS, THE SEVEN MAGPIES and more recently, Known for her skill in setting her books in a wide variety of times and places, Monica Hughes is beloved by an audience that recognizes itself in her wel...

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Format:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:204 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:August 7, 2000Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0006481817

ISBN - 13:9780006481812

Appropriate for ages: 13 - 17

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