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The Limitless Sky

by Christina Kilbourne
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 15
  • Grade: 7 to 10
tagged: dystopian, survival stories, recycling & green living

Rook and Gage live worlds apart — but somehow they must find a way to help one another survive.

Trapped in a life she didn’t choose, Rook struggles to find meaning in her appointed role as an apprentice Keeper of ArHK. Even though her mam soothes her with legends of the Outside and her da assures her there are many interesting facts to discover …

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Escaping Eleven

by Jerri Chisholm
edition: Paperback
  • age: 14 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: dystopian

In Compound Eleven, the hierarchy of the floors is everything.
My name is Eve Hamilton, and on my floor, we fight.
Which at least is better than the bottom floor, where they toil away in misery. Only the top floor has any ease in this harsh world; they rule from their gilded offices.
Because four generations ago, Earth was rendered uninhabitable …

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Unraveling Eleven

by Jerri Chisholm
edition: Paperback
  • age: 14 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: dystopian

In Compound Eleven, freedom from tyranny is impossible.
My name is Eve Hamilton, and I’ve managed the impossible.
I am free.
Until just like that, it is wrenched from my grasp. And this time, the corridors of the dark underground city are even more dangerous than ever before. But my brief taste of freedom has left me with something useful, somet …

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Hunting by Stars

(A Marrow Thieves Novel)

by Cherie Dimaline
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: dystopian, prejudice & racism, aboriginal & indigenous

NATIONAL BESTSELLER
The thrilling follow-up to the bestselling, award-winning novel The Marrow Thieves, about a dystopian world where the Indigenous people of North America are being hunted for their bone marrow and ability to dream.

Years ago, when plagues and natural disasters killed millions of people, much of the world stopped dreaming. Without …

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Hive, The

by Barry Lyga; Morgan Baden, created by Jennifer Beals & Tom Jacobson
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 14 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: dystopian, computers & digital media, apocalyptic & post-apocalyptic

A Winner of People Magazine's Best Books for Fall 2019.

New York Times bestselling authors Barry Lyga and Morgan Baden have teamed up for the first time to create a novel that's gripping, terrifying and more relevant every day.

Cassie McKinney has always believed in the Hive.

Social media used to be out of control, after all. People were torn apart b …

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The Hill

by Ali Bryan
edition: Paperback
  • age: 11 to 18
  • Grade: 6 to 12
tagged: dystopian

In the near future, a group of girls survive by their own wits and follow the laws of the Manual on the Hill, a reclaimed garbage dump they call home. The cardinal rule? Men and boys spell danger.

After a Departure Ceremony releases the eleven oldest girls back to the Mainland, Wren becomes their new leader, and she's desperate to do a good job.So w …

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Underland

A Novel

by Colleen Nelson & Nancy Chappell-Pollack
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: dystopian

Following the events of Pulse Point, 12-year old Ama and the other Underlanders living in a world of darkness dig for brine, the City's real energy source. Underland is a dangerous place: cave-ins, starvation and illness are constant threats. When their leader deserts them, Ama goes looking for him and stumbles on two Citizens. Neither knew the oth …

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Spell Starter (A Caster Novel)

by Elsie Chapman
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: dystopian

The Sting meets Fight Club in this magical, action-packed sequel to Caster by Elsie Chapman.

 

Every spell cast needs a starter.Aza Wu now has magic back. But like all things in her life, it has come at a great cost. After winning the Tournament of Casters, Aza is able to pay off her parents' debt to Saint Willow. But the price of the gathered spell …

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