Escape from the Village

Escape from the Village

"An eleven-year-old girl and boy live in an isolated village with 258 other citizens. Nobody has a name, and everything is calculated to break their spirits so that they surrender to an existence of gray routine. "But they have each other. They each have a passion: music and art. And a mysterious force is guiding them and protecting them. "When the savagery of those in control finally transforms the girl, the boy must help her find herself again. The path is an amazing journey through which they discover the depths of their humanity and a startling method to shake the village at its roots. Perhaps they can shift the world toward happiness. "Escape from the Village is an homage to true friendship which can sustain the human spirit even against physical and spiritual torture. It is a touching love story like no other." --Wendy McElroy She draws the pictures. He makes the music. They both share a big secret. There is no music or art in the village where a pre-adolescent boy and girl live. They go to a mysterious house where they make music and art, while other citizens can not go there. Their creativity separates them from their peers in many ways. They will soon discover that there is much more being kept from them. Take the grim dystopia of the Hunger Games and combine it with the charm of Moonrise Kingdom--the result is Escape from the Village.

GET EBOOK

Author
Publisher Chris Baker
Release Date
ISBN
Pages 244 pages
Rating 4/5 ( users)

More Books:

Escape from the Village
Language: en
Pages: 244
Authors: Chris Baker
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-11-05 - Publisher: Chris Baker

"An eleven-year-old girl and boy live in an isolated village with 258 other citizens. Nobody has a name, and everything is calculated to break their spirits so
The Village’s Boy
Language: en
Pages: 238
Authors: Jesus C. Torres
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-02-13 - Publisher: WestBow Press

When author Jesus C. Torres was growing up in El Salvador, he thought it was the best place in the world and that he would never want to leave. He was part of a
The Kurdish Issue in Turkey
Language: en
Pages: 354
Authors: Zeynep Gambetti
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-04-10 - Publisher: Routledge

This volume gives a thorough and comprehensive analysis of the Kurdish issue in Turkey from a spatial perspective that takes into account geographical variation
The Last Warlord
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Brian Glyn Williams
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-09-01 - Publisher: Chicago Review Press

The Last Warlord tells the story of the brotherhood forged in the mountains of Afghanistan between elite American Green Berets and Dostum that is told in the mo
The Lost World
Language: en
Pages: 254
Authors: Pranay Bhalerao
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-08-05 - Publisher: Pranay Bhalerao

INDIA PRIME BEST AUTHOR The real Page-turner ~ PalPalNewsHub A jam-packed action-thriller-mystery ~ The Reminder Journal 2021: Apoorav finds himself in a barren
Myth-Building in Modern Media
Language: en
Pages: 213
Authors: A.J. Black
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-06-18 - Publisher: McFarland

Mythology for centuries has served as humanity's window into understanding its distant past. In our modern world, storytelling creates its own myths and legends
Funerary Lady
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Jin Xiu
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-03-02 - Publisher: Funstory

Life cannot be man, and death cannot be the soul. The one who accompanied the living, Shang, accompanied the dead, walked the path of a slave, accompanied by a
The Bengal Regulationa, the Acts of the Governor-general in Council, and the Frontier Regulations ... Applicable to the Punjab
Language: en
Pages:
The Working Man's Friend, and Family Instructor
Language: en
Pages:
Authors:
Categories: Working class
Type: BOOK - Published: 1852 - Publisher:

Chen Village
Language: en
Pages: 293
Authors: Anita Chan
Categories: China
Type: BOOK - Published: 1984 - Publisher: Univ of California Press