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Arctic Zoo / Robert Muchamore.

By: Muchamore, Robert, 1972- [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Hot Key Books, 2019Description: 455 pages ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781471408328; 1471408329.Subject(s): Teenagers -- Teen fiction | Mentally ill -- Teen fiction | Drone aircraft -- Teen fiction | London (England) -- Teen fiction | Nigeria -- Teen fictionGenre/Form: Young adult fiction.DDC classification: 823.92 Summary: It isn't easy to change the world but you've got to keep trying. From London ... Georgia gets straight A's at school, writes essays for fun, has placed first in twenty-six drone races and has a serious addiction to buying Japanese stationery. She plans to follow her older sister Sophie and become a doctor, but her worldview is shattered when Sophie commits suicide. To Lagos ... Julius lives in Ondo, a Nigerian state where half the population lives on less than a dollar a day. But he isn't one of them. His uncle has been governor of Ondo for more than a decade and his mother is the power behind that throne. He finds refuge in a derelict zoo with best friend Duke, but as the two of them grow close, the world outside becomes more and more hostile. Following two teenagers living very different lives, Arctic Zoo is a startling contemporary novel about protest, sexuality, mental health and flawed leadership, from the bestselling author of the CHERUB series.
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Teen Fiction MUCH (Browse shelf) Checked out 23/10/2019 I2190697
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It isn't easy to change the world but you've got to keep trying. A bold and arresting YA novel from Robert Muchamore.

It isn't easy to change the world but you've got to keep trying. From London ... Georgia gets straight A's at school, writes essays for fun, has placed first in twenty-six drone races and has a serious addiction to buying Japanese stationery. She plans to follow her older sister Sophie and become a doctor, but her worldview is shattered when Sophie commits suicide. To Lagos ... Julius lives in Ondo, a Nigerian state where half the population lives on less than a dollar a day. But he isn't one of them. His uncle has been governor of Ondo for more than a decade and his mother is the power behind that throne. He finds refuge in a derelict zoo with best friend Duke, but as the two of them grow close, the world outside becomes more and more hostile. Following two teenagers living very different lives, Arctic Zoo is a startling contemporary novel about protest, sexuality, mental health and flawed leadership, from the bestselling author of the CHERUB series.

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