Don't Turn Around

Title

Don't Turn Around

Authors

Michelle Gagnon

Publisher

HarperCollins Publishers

Publication Year

2013

ISBN

9780062102911

Pages

336 pages

Genre

science fiction

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

After waking up on an operating table with no memory of how she got there, Noa must team up with computer hacker Peter to stop a corrupt corporation with a deadly secret.

Grade Level

9-12

Lexile Measure

HL710L

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Family member death; Foster care; death of parents; death of a brother; terminal illness; family tragedy; grief; death; foster parents; foster family; foster teenager

Main Character

female teenager; male teenager

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

mother and father; orphan

Awards

Kirkus Book Review Stars, 2012
School Library Journal Book Review Stars, 2012
YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2013
Thriller Award, 2013, Nominee, Best Young Adult Novel

Keywords

abandoned children; computer hackers; experiments; science; teenagers; suspense; family problems; runaways; wasting disease (PEMA); friendships

Diversity Impact

direct

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