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XVI [electronic resource] / Julia Karr.

Authors: Karr, Julia.
Publisher: New York : Speak, 2011.
Publication date: 2011.
Subject: Teenage girls -- Juvenile fiction.
Teenage girls -- Government policy -- Juvenile fiction.
Sex customs -- Juvenile fiction.
Murder -- Juvenile fiction.
Family secrets -- Juvenile fiction.
Totalitarianism -- Juvenile fiction.
Dystopias -- Juvenile fiction.
Sex role -- Juvenile fiction.
Sexual ethics -- Juvenile fiction.
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Title: XVI [electronic resource] / Julia Karr.
Additional title: 16
Physical description: 1 online resource
Notes: Includes author interview and discussion questions (p. [326]-[328]).
Electronic book.
Electronic reproduction. New York Penguin Group US 2011 Available via World Wide Web.
Summary note: At fifteen, Nina Oberon leads a pretty normal life that includes family, friends, and school. However, Nina lives in a totalitarian future society in which all girls are required to get a Governing Council-ordered "XVI" wrist tattoo on their 16th birthdays, announcing to the world that they are ready for sex. Becoming a "sex-teen" is Nina's worst fear until, right before her birthday, her mother is brutally attacked and reveals a shocking truth to Nina with her dying breaths that changes everything Nina thought she knew about her life. Now, alone but for her younger sister, Nina must try to discover who she really is, all the while staying one step ahead of her mother's killer.
Genre: Science fiction.
Young adult fiction.
Electronic books.
Local subject: Downloadable e-books.
Added author: OverDrive, Inc.
ISBN: 9781101485941 (electronic bk.)
9781101484708 (electronic bk.)
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Bib No.: 1486427

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