The Unidentified by Rae Mariz

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Fifteen-year-old Katey (aka Kid) goes to school in the Game—a mall converted into a “school” run by corporate sponsors. As the students play their way through the levels, they are also creatingproducts and being used for market research by the sponsors, who are watching them 24/7 on video cameras.

Kid has a vague sense of unease but doesn’t question this existence until one day she witnesses a shocking anticorporateprank. She follows the clues to uncover the identities of the people behind it and discovers an anonymous group that callsitself the Unidentified. Intrigued by their countercultureideas and enigmatic leader, Kid is drawn into the group. But when the Unidentified’s pranks and even Kid’s own identity are co-opted by the sponsors, Kid decides to do something bigger—something that could change the Game forever.

This funny, sharp, and thought-provoking novel heralds the arrival of a stunning new voice in teen fiction.

 

About Rae Mariz

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Rae Mariz currently lives in Stockholm after working in public libraries in Seattle, dropping out of art school in Portland, and spending her formative years bouncing around the Bay Area. She’s a language geek who enjoys spending her time on ambitious craft projects and playing video games. This is her first novel for teens.
 
Published October 5, 2010 by Balzer + Bray. 308 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy. Fiction

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Teen Voices

Imagine if your high school was held in a shopping center and instead of learning about English, math, and science, you learned about the latest fashions, trends, and accessories.

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