Satellite

Satellite

Book - 2017 | First edition.
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"Born and raised on Moon 2, Leo and the twins, Orion and Libra, are finally old enough and strong enough to endure the dangerous trip to Earth. They've been parented by teams of astronauts since birth and have run countless drills to ready themselves for every conceivable difficulty they might face on the flight. But has anything really prepared them for life on terra firma?"--Jacket flap.
Publisher: New York :, Alfred A. Knopf,, 2017.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9781524713546
9781524713539
Characteristics: 453 pages ; 22 cm
Summary: "Born and raised on Moon 2, Leo and the twins, Orion and Libra, are finally old enough and strong enough to endure the dangerous trip to Earth. They've been parented by teams of astronauts since birth and have run countless drills to ready themselves for every conceivable difficulty they might face on the flight. But has anything really prepared them for life on terra firma?"--Jacket flap.

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SashaE
Apr 30, 2018

I didn't really like this book at first, It was rather confusing because I didn't know what was going on until a little while in the story. But once you get into the story it's incredibly intense and emotional. The writing is almost like a text and it gives it an interesting twist. It was very fun to read and will leave you with many questions about space and what can happen out there.

MelifluousView Feb 13, 2018

Interesting ethical questions come through as Leo discovers more about Earth and his own place there. The description in this story, whether technical or sensory, bogged me down. I would have enjoyed more character development and interaction especially with Grandpa.

DPLaprilteenservices Dec 14, 2017

Lake is one of my favorite YA authors; I find his books immerse me in whatever setting and experience he's exploring. While Satellite requires a bit of patience due to a large quantity of technical details and a type of text-speak narration, readers who share Leo's journey will be rewarded.

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Dec 06, 2017

Guardian best children's books 2017

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