The Resource XVI, Julia Karr

XVI, Julia Karr

Label
XVI
Title
XVI
Statement of responsibility
Julia Karr
Title variation
  • 16
  • Sixteen
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Summary
Preparing to receive a government-mandated tattoo declaring her sexual readiness to the public at sixteen, Nina is shattered by a brutal attack on her mother, who before dying reveals to Nina a shocking truth about her past
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
382559
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Karr, Julia
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
600
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 9
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Teenage girls
  • Teenage girls
  • Sex customs
  • Murder
  • Family secrets
  • Totalitarianism
  • Dystopias
  • Young adult fiction
Target audience
adolescent
Label
XVI, Julia Karr
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes author interview and discussion questions (p. [326]-[328])
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
325 pages
Isbn
9780142417713
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780142417713
Label
XVI, Julia Karr
Publication
Note
Includes author interview and discussion questions (p. [326]-[328])
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
325 pages
Isbn
9780142417713
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780142417713

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