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Not a Drop to Drink

Not a Drop to Drink Series, Book 1

by Mindy McGinnis

eBook

Fans of classic frontier survival stories, as well as readers of dystopian literature, will enjoy this futuristic story where water is worth more than gold. New York Times bestselling author Michael Grant says Not a Drop to Drink is a debut "not to be missed." With evocative, spare language and incredible drama, danger, and romance, Mindy McGinnis depicts one girl's journey in a frontierlike world not so different from our own.

Teenage Lynn has been taught to defend her pond against every threat: drought, a snowless winter, coyotes, and most important, people looking for a drink. She makes sure anyone who comes near the pond leaves thirsty--or doesn't leave at all. Confident in her own abilities, Lynn has no use for the world beyond the nearby fields and forest. But when strangers appear, the mysterious footprints by the pond, nighttime threats, and gunshots make it all too clear Lynn has exactly what they want, and they won't stop until they get it. . . .

For more in this gritty world, join Lynn on an epic journey to find home in the companion novel, In a Handful of Dust.


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Publisher: HarperCollins

Kindle Book

  • Release date: September 24, 2013

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9780062198525
  • Release date: September 24, 2013

EPUB eBook

  • ISBN: 9780062198525
  • File size: 387 KB
  • Release date: September 24, 2013


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Kindle Book
OverDrive Read
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English

Levels

ATOS Level:5.5
Lexile® Measure:820
Interest Level:9-12(UG)
Text Difficulty:3-4

Fans of classic frontier survival stories, as well as readers of dystopian literature, will enjoy this futuristic story where water is worth more than gold. New York Times bestselling author Michael Grant says Not a Drop to Drink is a debut "not to be missed." With evocative, spare language and incredible drama, danger, and romance, Mindy McGinnis depicts one girl's journey in a frontierlike world not so different from our own.

Teenage Lynn has been taught to defend her pond against every threat: drought, a snowless winter, coyotes, and most important, people looking for a drink. She makes sure anyone who comes near the pond leaves thirsty--or doesn't leave at all. Confident in her own abilities, Lynn has no use for the world beyond the nearby fields and forest. But when strangers appear, the mysterious footprints by the pond, nighttime threats, and gunshots make it all too clear Lynn has exactly what they want, and they won't stop until they get it. . . .

For more in this gritty world, join Lynn on an epic journey to find home in the companion novel, In a Handful of Dust.


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  • Details

    Publisher:
    HarperCollins

    Kindle Book
    Release date: September 24, 2013

    OverDrive Read
    ISBN: 9780062198525
    Release date: September 24, 2013

    EPUB eBook
    ISBN: 9780062198525
    File size: 387 KB
    Release date: September 24, 2013

  • Creators
  • Formats
    Kindle Book
    OverDrive Read
    EPUB eBook
  • Languages
    English
  • Levels
    ATOS Level: 5.5
    Lexile® Measure: 820
    Interest Level: 9-12(UG)
    Text Difficulty: 3-4
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