The Testing (Hardcover)

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Description


In Cia's dystopian society it's an honor to be chosen for The Testing.  But it’s not enough to pass the Test. Cia will have to survive it.

About the Author


Joelle Charbonneau began telling stories as an opera singer, but these days she finds her voice through writing. She lives near Chicago with her husband and son and when she isn’t writing, works as an acting and vocal coach. Visit www.joellecharbonneau.com.

Praise for The Testing…


"There is nothing standardized about this Testing. Charbonneau's imagination will surprise readers at every turn."
—Jennifer M. Brown, children's editor, Shelf Awareness

"Action-packed and full of twists, The Testing will keep you guessing until the very last page—and desperate for the next book!" 
—Erica O'Rourke, author of the Torn Trilogy

"The rising tension, skillfully executed scenarios, and rich characterizations all contribute to an exciting story bound to capture readers' imaginations. . . . Charbonneau works action, romance, intrigue, and a plausible dystopian premise into a near-flawless narrative."
Publishers Weekly, starred review

"Charbonneau jumps into the packed dystopia field with a mashup of Veronica Roth's Divergent (2011) and Suzanne Collins' Hunger Games trilogy, but she successfully makes her story her own."
Kirkus

"Charbonneau is a fantastic story teller and this book is a tribute to that background. The intrigue in The Testing passes evaluation of what a good dystopian novel should represent."
VOYA, 4Q 5P M J S

Product Details ISBN-10: 0547959109
ISBN-13: 9780547959108
Published: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, 06/04/2013
Pages: 352
Language: English
Recommended Reading Level Minimum Age: 12
Maximum Age: UP
Minimum Grade Level: 7th Grade
Maximum Grade Level: Up


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