Where the Rock Splits the Sky by Philip WebbWhere the Rock Splits the Sky by Philip Webb

Where the Rock Splits the Sky

byPhilip Webb

Hardcover | March 25, 2014

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The moon has been split, and the Visitors have Earth in their alien grip, but Megan just might be able to free the planet - if only she can survive the deadliest desert crossing.

The world stopped turning long before Megan was born. Ever since the Visitors split the moon and stilled the Earth, infinite sunset is all anyone has known. But now, riding her trusty steed Cisco, accompanied by her posse, Kelly and Luis, Meganventures out of her Texas hometown and sets off on a journey across the vast, dystopic American West in search of her father.

To find him, she must face the Zone. Laws of nature do not apply to the notorious landscape. Flying towns, rivers of dirt, plagues of fishes, ravenous bears: The desert can play deadly tricks on the mind, and the quest will push Megan pasther limits. But to solve the mystery of not just her missing father but of the paralyzed planet itself, she must survive it - and a showdown with an alien.

PHILIP WEBB works as a "user experience consultant," helping his clients bridge the gap between technology and humanity. He has a computer science degree and a masters in human computer interaction. He lives with his family in West London.
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Title:Where the Rock Splits the SkyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:272 pages, 8.57 × 5.83 × 0.92 inPublished:March 25, 2014Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0545557011

ISBN - 13:9780545557016

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Praise for Six Days"A wildly inventive, fast-paced, science-fiction adventure story . . . This is one terrific page-turning tale." -VOYA"Webb has created a complex and intriguing dystopia filled with devastation, clever devices, and lots of local color. The novel's rapid pacing will hook readers and keep them turning pages." -Booklist"Cass has a lovely, rich, narrative voice and is a feisty heroine . . . a racketing good time." -Kirkus"The pace steadily increases to near breathlessness . . . gripping and authentic." -Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books"The rare Western fan will, of course, be enthralled, and the sharply written passages about gunslining justice may even win a few converts." -Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books"Webb excels in descriptions of the highly imaginative alien environment..." -School Library Journal"Webb capably shapes a world that is equal parts western and futuristic science fiction. Lots of blood, gunfire, and salty language pepper the pages and make this novel more appropriate for older readers." -Booklist