Dangerous

Title

Dangerous

Authors

Shannon Hale

Publisher

Bloomsbury

Publication Year

2014

ISBN

9781599901688

Pages

408 pages

Genre

science fiction

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

When aspiring astronaut Maisie Danger Brown, who was born without a right hand, and the other space camp students get the opportunity to do something amazing in space, Maisie must prove how dangerous she can be and how far she is willing to go to protect everything she has ever loved.

Grade Level

6-8; 9-12

Lexile Measure

HL680L

Diversity Topics

Racial Diversity; Disability and Health; Biracial; Physical disability; biracial teenager; congenital limb difference; missing hand

Main Character

female teenager

Race/Ethnicities

Latinx (Paraguayan) / White

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Best Children's Books of the Year, 2015 Science Fiction (12 - 14)
Building STEAM with Dia, 2015 Grades 6-8
Building STEAM with Dia, 2017 Grades 6-8
Young Adults' Choices, 2015

Keywords

space; superheroes; aliens; space camp; adventure; astronauts; contest; extraterrestrial

Diversity Impact

indirect

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