The Edge of When by Carol Matas

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Rebecca worries about the things a normal 12-year-old girl would worry about: starting junior high, her friends, her family. But when she witnesses a kidnapping and finds herself transported into a terrifying world of the future, Rebecca not only must find her way home - she must figure out a way to alter the course of history.

Originally published as three separate stories over 30 years ago, this newly revised and edited novel for young readers still resonates with one essential truth: the future of the world is shaped by the choices we all make today.
 

About Carol Matas

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Carol Matas is the author of many popular books for young readers including After the War, Footsteps in the Snow and The Freak and Ghosthunter series. Her many accolades include a Sydney Taylor Honor Book award and the Frances and Samuel Stein Memorial Prize in Youth Literature. She is an inspiring and passionate speaker who is enjoys presenting her books across North America. She lives in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
 
Published February 15, 2012 by Fitzhenry & Whiteside. 230 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Young Adult. Fiction

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Eventually, Rebecca ends up in her own time living side by side with another version of herself as she and her friends try to change the present in order to alter the future.

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