The Walls Around Us

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Audio (8 discs)
Product Number: C03691
Released: Jun 01, 2015
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ISBN: #9781490664613
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Description

"Ori's dead because of what happened out behind the theater, in the tunnel made out of trees. She's dead because she got sent to that place upstate, locked up with those monsters. And she got sent there because of me." "The Walls Around Us" is a ghostly story of suspense told in two voices--one still living and one long dead. On the outside, there's Violet, an eighteen-year-old dancer days away from the life of her dreams when something threatens to expose the shocking truth of her achievement. On the inside, within the walls of a girls' juvenile detention center, there's Amber, locked up for so long she can't imagine freedom. Tying these two worlds together is Orianna, who holds the key to unlocking all the girls' darkest mysteries. We hear Amber's story and Violet's, and through them Orianna's, first from one angle, then from another, until gradually we begin to get the whole picture--which is not necessarily the one that either Amber or Violet wants us to see. Nova Ren Suma tells a supernatural tale of guilt and innocence, and what happens when one is mistaken for the other.

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Author(s): Nova Ren Suma
Awards:2016-Young Adults-Nominee-The Edgar Award

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Author(s): Nova Ren Suma
Product Number Z10482
Released: Apr 27, 2015
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ISBN: #9781490664620
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Author(s): Nova Ren Suma
Product Number EB00584055
Released: Mar 24, 2015
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ISBN: #9781616204860
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Class Set
Author(s): Nova Ren Suma
Product Number 3M0718
Released: Apr 01, 2015
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ISBN: #9781490685120
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Hanging Bag
Author(s): Nova Ren Suma
Product Number 3E0699
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ISBN: #9781490685137
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Homework Pack
Author(s): Nova Ren Suma
Product Number 3G0744
Released: Jun 19, 2015
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ISBN: #9781490685144
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Teacher's Guide
Author(s): Nova Ren Suma
Product Number 4T0787
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ISBN: #9781490685113
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Text - Hardback
Author(s): Nova Ren Suma
Product Number 160811
Released: Mar 24, 2015
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Publisher: Algonquin Books
ISBN: #9781616203726

Professional reviews

"Narrators Georgia King and Sandy Rustin work to ground this time-shifting horror novel, and their efforts reward close listening. Ori, Amber, and Violet are three teens whose lives intersect through ballet, bullying, and a juvenile detention center. Amber is doing time for murder. Violet and Ori are best friends and talented ballerinas. When Violet stands up to some bullies and Ori steps into the conflict, things go horribly wrong. King performs Violet with a tight, strident voice that makes listeners instantly understand how cold and tightly wound she is. Rustin's Amber sounds youthful and energetic. The strangeness of the horror story, combined with narrative jumps in time, makes this audiobook tricky to follow unless one pays close attention. G.D. © AudioFile 2015, Portland, Maine"

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