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Beta

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IL: UG - BL: 5.5 - AR Pts: 12
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HL: High-Low 820L
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Elysia is created in a laboratory, born as a sixteen-year-old girl, an empty vessel with no life experience to draw from. She is a Beta, an experimental model of a teenage clone. She was replicated from another teenage girl, who had to die in order for Elysia to exist. Elysia's purpose is to serve the inhabitants of Demesne, an island paradise for the wealthiest people on earth. Everything about Demesne is bioengineered for perfection. Even the air induces a strange, euphoric high, which only the island's workers-soulless clones like Elysia-are immune to. At first, Elysia's life is idyllic and pampered. But she soon sees that Demesne's human residents, who should want for nothing, yearn. But for what, exactly? She also comes to realize that beneath the island's flawless exterior, there is an under­current of discontent among Demesne's worker clones. She knows she is soulless and cannot feel and should not care-so why are overpowering sensations cloud­ing Elysia's mind? If anyone discovers that Elysia isn't the unfeeling clone she must pretend to be, she will suffer a fate too terrible to imagine. When her one chance at happi­ness is ripped away with breathtaking cruelty, emotions she's always had but never understood are unleashed. As rage, terror, and desire threaten to overwhelm her, Elysia must find the will to survive. The first in a dazzlingly original science fiction series from best-selling author Rachel Cohn, Beta is a haunting, unforgettable story of courage and love in a cor­rupted world. Praise for Beta: "A terrific premise that is equally well executed...Readers can only hope [the sequel] will be as thrilling as this series kickoff." --Los Angles Times
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ISBN:
9781423157199
9780316588881
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 5.5, 12 Points
Lexile measure:
HL: High-Low 820L
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seriesBeta Novel
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subject_facetCloning -- Fiction
Family life -- Fiction
Islands -- Fiction
JUVENILE FICTION / Fantasy & Magic
JUVENILE FICTION / Love & Romance
JUVENILE FICTION / Science & Technology
Love -- Fiction
Resorts -- Fiction
Science fiction
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JUVENILE FICTION / Love & Romance
JUVENILE FICTION / Science & Technology
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Juvenile Literature
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