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In other lands : a novel / Sarah Rees Brennan.

Brennan, Sarah Rees author. (Author).
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George H. and Ella M. Rodgers Memorial Library Y BRENNAN 34510010895223 Teen Area - Fiction Checked out 12/07/2017
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  • ISBN: 9781618731203 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1618731203 (alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: 437 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Easthampton, Mass. : Big Mouth House : [2017]

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Summary, etc.: Despite his aversion to war, work, and most people (human or otherwise), teenaged Elliott, a human transported to a fantasy world where he attends a school for warriors and diplomatic advisers, finds that two unlikely ideas, friendship and world peace, may actually be possbile.
"The Borderlands aren't like anywhere else. Don't try to smuggle a phone or any other piece of technology over the wall that marks the Border--unless you enjoy a fireworks display in your backpack. (Ballpoint pens are okay.) There are elves, harpies, and--best of all as far as Elliot is concerned--mermaids. "What's your name?" "Serene." "Serena?" Elliot asked. "Serene," said Serene. "My full name is Serene-Heart-in-the-Chaos-of-Battle." Elliot's mouth fell open. "That is badass." Elliot? Who's Elliot? Elliot is thirteen years old. He's smart and just a tiny bit obnoxious. Sometimes more than a tiny bit. When his class goes on a field trip and he can see a wall that no one else can see, he is given the chance to go to school in the Borderlands. It turns out that on the other side of the wall, classes involve a lot more weaponry and fitness training and fewer mermaids than he expected. On the other hand, there's Serene-Heart-in-the-Chaos-of-Battle, an elven warrior who is more beautiful than anyone Elliot has ever seen, and then there's her human friend Luke: sunny, blond, and annoyingly likeable. There are lots of interesting books. There's even the chance Elliot might be able to change the world. In Other Lands is the exhilarating new book from beloved and bestselling author Sarah Rees Brennan. It's a novel about surviving four years in the most unusual of schools, about friendship, falling in love, diplomacy, and finding your own place in the world--even if it means giving up your phone." -- Provided by publisher.
Awards Note: A Junior Library Guild selection (JLG.)
Subject: Coming of age > Fiction
Friendship > Fiction
Bisexuality > Fiction.
Fantasy
Warriors > Fiction.
Diplomats > Fiction
Schools > Fiction
Genre: Fantasy fiction
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