Six teens struggle to discover the source of their strange and horrific abilities in this first book of The Star Shards Chronicles. Dillon has the terrifying power to create massive amounts of destruction with the slightest tweak of his will. Deanna is so consumed by fear, it has become like a black hole, drawing to her the very things that terrify her. Then, when the glare of a supernova sixteen light-years away illuminates the night sky, they have a vision: There are six of them out there, all teenagers, and all suffering from supernatural afflictions that disfigure their bodies and souls. Only by finding one another will the six ever be strong enough to defeat these mysterious forces that, bit by bit, are devouring their souls from the inside out. Acclaimed author Neal Shusterman combines personal quest, horror, and science fiction into an absorbing exploration of good and evil, guilt, forgiveness and personal responsibility ("VOYA") in this thrilling start to a riveting trilogy. "Originally published by Tor Fantasy in 1995. "
About the Author
Neal Shusterman is the author of many novels for young adults. He also writes screenplays for motion pictures and television shows such as Animorphs and Goosebumps. He is the father of four children and he lives in southern California.
Series: The Star Shards Chronicles
Audience: Teenager / Young Adult
For Ages: 12 - 14 years old
For Grades: 7 - 9
Number Of Pages: 227
Published: 7th May 2013
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 14.61 x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.23