Endangered

By Eliot Schrefer
(Scholastic Press, Hardcover, 9780545165761, 264pp.)

Publication Date: October 2012

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The compelling tale of a girl who must save a group of bonobos--and herself--from a violent coup.

The Congo is a dangerous place, even for people who are trying to do good.

When one girl has to follow her mother to her sancuary for bonobos, she's not thrilled to be there. It's her mother's passion, and she'd rather have nothing to do with it. But when revolution breaks out and their sanctuary is attacked, she must rescue the bonobos and hide in the jungle. Together, they will fight to keep safe, to eat, and to survive.

Eliot Schrefer asks readers what safety means, how one sacrifices to help others, and what it means to be human in this new compelling adventure.




About the Author
Eliot Schrefer graduated from Harvard College in 2001 and lives in New York City. "Glamorous Disasters" is his first novel.


NPR
Saturday, Dec 22, 2012

It was a strange and wonderful year for young adult fiction, says critic Maggie Stiefvater. Debates raged over what constituted a young adult novel versus an adult novel. This list isn't concerned with classification � it rounds up five magical books for young adults and grown-ups alike. More at NPR.org

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