Left to fend for herself in a deserted 21st-century countryside, Ren joins forces with three other teens to save an abandoned baby, as well as herself, in this epic adventure about finding one's place in the world. Richly imagined and powerful.The haunting strangeness of the setting, the power of Oldham's language and imagery, and the emotional immediacy of the characters' situation will remain indelibly in readers' memories. -- Booklist [An] unusual survival storythat stresses the importance of friendship and community. -- The Horn Book Oldham's characters are very human.The theme of civilization crumbling into chaos is a smartly played riff on most readers' fears of divorce and family separation. --Kirkus Reviews June Oldham lives in England.
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Published January 1, 1995
by Scholastic Inc.
Young Adult, Children's Books.