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The Islands at the End of the World
by Austin Aslan


Overview - In this fast-paced survival story set in Hawaii, electronics fail worldwide, the islands become completely isolated, and a strange starscape fills the sky. Leilani and her father embark on a nightmare odyssey from Oahu to their home on the Big Island.  Read more...

 
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Overview
In this fast-paced survival story set in Hawaii, electronics fail worldwide, the islands become completely isolated, and a strange starscape fills the sky. Leilani and her father embark on a nightmare odyssey from Oahu to their home on the Big Island. Leilani s epilepsy holds a clue to the disaster, if only they can survive as the islands revert to earlier ways.
A powerful story enriched by fascinating elements of Hawaiian ecology, culture, and warfare, this captivating and dramatic debut from Austin Aslan is the first of two novels. The author has a master s degree in tropical conservation biology from the University of Hawaii at Hilo.
Praise for Islands at the End of the World
A riveting tale of belonging, family, overcoming perceived limitations, and finding a home. --School Library Journal, Starred
"Aslan s debut honors Hawaii s unique cultural strengths--family ties and love of home, amplified by geography and history--while remaining true to a genre that affirms the mysterious grandeur of the universe waiting to be discovered."--Kirkus Reviews, Starred
"Aslan s debut is a riveting tale of belonging, family, overcoming perceived limitations, and finding a home."--School Library Journal, Starred

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  • ISBN-13: 9780385744034
  • ISBN-10: 038574403X
  • Publisher: Ember
  • Publish Date: August 2015
  • Page Count: 384
  • Reading Level: Ages 12-UP


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