Sentries by Gary Paulsen

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Nuclear disaster and human vulnerability interweave in the lives of four young people, an Ojibway Indian, an illegal Mexican migrant worker, a rock musician, and a sheep rancher's daughter with the lives of three veterans of past wars.

They are four different people with four separate lives: Sue, a young woman distanced from her native roots; David, a traveler in search of a dream; Laura, a student seeking her parents' understanding; and Peter, a rock star struggling to create the perfect sound.
     One looming fate threatens them all. And everything they love may be taken away in one fleeting second....

About Gary Paulsen

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Gary Paulsen is the author of more than 100 books and the winner of numerous awards, including three Newbery Honors and the Golden Spur Award for Best Young Adult Western.
Published May 22, 2012 by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers. 180 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Literature & Fiction, Action & Adventure, Children's Books, Nature & Wildlife, Science Fiction & Fantasy. Fiction

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Four young adults come to dramatic realizations that would profoundly alter their futures. . .if the world survived.

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Two sterling novels by the Newbery Honor-winning storyteller. Ages 10-14. (October)

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