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The Awakening: The Awakening
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Philomel Books
Publication date April 5, 2007
Pages 264
Binding Hardcover
Book category Juvenile Fiction
ISBN-13 9780399247255
ISBN-10 0399247254
Dimensions 1 by 6 by 8.75 in.
Weight 0.84 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $16.99
Other format details juvenile
§As reported by publisher
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Summaries and Reviews
Summary
When Danny and Colin begin to experience superhero powers, they come to learn from their parents that the entire generation of superhumans were not destroyed in the great battle ten years ago and now must come to terms with their ancestry as well as the reality that others may want to destroy them because of it.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: It has been ten years since the great battle that wiped out all the superhumans. Whether they all died that day or simply lost their powers and blended back into society, only one thing is certain: They are gone. Or are they? Thirteen-year-olds Danny and Colin have recently begun changing. How can they explain Danny’s newfound ability to move at the speed of light, or Colin’s surprising strength? They can’t, but their parents—the lost generation of superhumans—can. They have been watching and waiting for these changes. So have others—and not everyone is happy about the boys’ new powers. Some will do anything to stop them.

Michael Carroll delivers an action-packed story in the tradition of the Alex Rider Adventures and the X-Men, with enough twists and intrigue to keep the pages flying by.

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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780399247255
 
The price comparison is for this edition
from Philomel Books (April 5, 2007); titled "The Awakening: The Awakening"
9780399247255 | details & prices | 264 pages | 6.00 × 8.75 × 1.00 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 0.84 lbs | List price $16.99
About: Ten years after the disappearance of superhumans--both heroes and villains--thirteen-year-olds Danny and Colin begin to develop super powers, making them the object of much unwanted attention.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780142411797
 
Reprint edition from Puffin (May 1, 2008)
9780142411797 | details & prices | 264 pages | 5.00 × 7.75 × 0.75 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 0.50 lbs | List price $7.99
Prebinding
Book cover for 9781442000599
 
Reprint edition from Paw Prints (April 9, 2009)
9781442000599 | details & prices | 264 pages | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | List price $16.99

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