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The Resource The Young Elites, Marie Lu

The Young Elites, Marie Lu

Label
The Young Elites
Title
The Young Elites
Statement of responsibility
Marie Lu
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Adelina Amouteru is a survivor of the blood fever. A decade ago, the deadly illness swept through her nation. Most of the infected perished, while many of the children who survived were left with strange markings. Adelina's black hair turned silver, her lashes went pale, and now she has only a jagged scar where her left eye once was. Her cruel father believes she is a malfetto, an abomination, ruining their family's good name and standing in the way of their fortune. But some of the fever's survivors are rumored to possess more than just scars -- they are believed to have mysterious and powerful gifts, and though their identities remain secret, they have come to be called the Young Elites. Teren Santoro works for the king. As Leader of the Inquisition Axis, it is his job to seek out the Young Elites, to destroy them before they destroy the nation. He believes the Young Elites to be dangerous and vengeful, but it's Teren who may possess the darkest secret of all. Enzo Valenciano is a member of the Dagger Society. This secret sect of Young Elites seeks out others like them before the Inquisition Axis can. But when the Daggers find Adelina, they discover someone with powers like they've never seen. Adelina wants to believe Enzo is on her side, and that Teren is the true enemy. But the lives of these three will collide in unexpected ways, as each fights a very different and personal battle. But of one thing they are all certain: Adelina has abilities that shouldn't belong in this world. A vengeful blackness in her heart. And a desire to destroy all who dare to cross her
Member of
Summary
Scarred and cast out after surviving the blood plague, Adelina finds a place for herself among the Young Elites who use their magic to advocate on behalf of young innocents and who are targeted by the soldiers of the Inquisition Axis
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Writing style
Character
Award
  • YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2015.
  • YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults: Top Ten, 2015.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10302564
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.L96768
LC item number
You 2014
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
740
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 9
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Young Elites
Series volume
bk. 1
Target audience
adolescent
Label
The Young Elites, Marie Lu
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
5695120
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
355 pages
Isbn
9780147511683
Isbn Type
(trade paperback)
Lccn
2014025732
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustration
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn884631017
  • (OCoLC)884631017
Label
The Young Elites, Marie Lu
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
5695120
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
355 pages
Isbn
9780147511683
Isbn Type
(trade paperback)
Lccn
2014025732
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustration
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn884631017
  • (OCoLC)884631017

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