Please check the Menu tab on the left for links to our other resources such as Kanopy, Lynda.com, and Rosetta Stone.

Orphans: 1 The beginning

Book Cover
Average Rating
Series:
Publisher:
The Lion Forge, LLC,
Pub. Date:
2018.
Language:
English
Description
A devastating energy beam strikes the Earth, instantly killing a sixth ofthe world population. Deemed to be a premeditated attack by aliens from adistant planet, a Serbian scientist named Jsana Juric and a Japanese armycolonel named Takeshi Nakamura gather a group of orphaned children who survivedthe disaster to become lethal soldiers trained to invade the hostile planet inhopes of preventing a repeat attack. Divided into teams, the children get toknow each other, and begin to understand that surviving the training will itselfbe a brutal test. Lives are sacrificed and difficult lessons are learned, all inthe interest of turning children into hardened killing machines. One suchimpressionable child is Jonas . . . Meanwhile, in a parallel storyline set inthe future, a ground invasion force reaches the alien planet from which theenergy beam supposedly originated. Before setting foot on the planet, everysoldier receives a vaccine to combat the deadly radiation on the planet, acourse that must be repeated every day. The battles are tough, and the humanforces suffer massive casualties, until a team of five soldiers appear and makeshort work of the aliens. These five heroes are Jonas and hiscompanions--the "Orphans." A massively popular series by Italian authorsRoberto Recchioni and Emiliano Mammucari, this series has spawned five spin-offseries (or "seasons").
Also in This Series
More Like This
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID e4fde1c7-0fa8-3eec-3a19-eac2021081e1
Grouping Title orphans 1 the beginning
Grouping Author recchioni roberto
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-11-15 04:37:34AM
Last Indexed 2018-11-19 04:51:22AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
auth_author2 Cecchini, Elena,, Gobbato, Valeria,, Mammucari, Emiliano,
author Recchioni, Roberto,
author2-role Cecchini, Elena,translator., Gobbato, Valeria,translator., Mammucari, Emiliano,author.
author_display Recchioni, Roberto
available_at_aacpl Glen Burnie Library, Odenton Library
collection_aacpl ADULT
detailed_location_aacpl Glen Burnie Library - Adult Graphic Novels, Odenton Library - Adult Graphic Novels, Severna Park Library - Adult Graphic Novels
display_description "A devastating energy beam strikes the Earth, instantly killing a sixth ofthe world population. Deemed to be a premeditated attack by aliens from a distant planet, a Serbian scientist named Jsana Juric and a Japanese army colonel named Takeshi Nakamura gather a group of orphaned children who survived the disaster to become lethal soldiers trained to invade the hostile planet in hopes of preventing a repeat attack. Divided into teams, the children get to know each other, and begin to understand that surviving the training will itself be a brutal test. Lives are sacrificed and difficult lessons are learned, all in the interest of turning children into hardened killing machines. One such impressionable child is Jonas... Meanwhile, in a parallel storyline set in the future, a ground invasion force reaches the alien planet from which the energy beam supposedly originated. Before setting foot on the planet, every soldier receives a vaccine to combat the deadly radiation on the planet, a course that must be repeated every day. The battles are tough, and the human forces suffer massive casualties, until a team of five soldiers appear and make short work of the aliens. These five heroes are Jonas and his companions... the "Orphans" "--Provided by publisher.
format_aacpl Graphic Novel
format_category_aacpl Books
id e4fde1c7-0fa8-3eec-3a19-eac2021081e1
isbn 9781942367178
item_details ils:a1541871|31997101742278|Odenton Library - Adult Graphic Novels|FICTION (O)|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|Nov 13, 2018|WCO||, ils:a1541871|31997101742286|Glen Burnie Library - Adult Graphic Novels|FICTION (O)|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||NCO||, ils:a1541871|31997101742294|Severna Park Library - Adult Graphic Novels|FICTION (O)|||1|false|false|||||Checked Out|Nov 14, 2018|S-PK||
itype_aacpl Adult General Fiction
last_indexed 2018-11-19T09:51:22.841Z
lexile_score -1
literary_form Fiction
literary_form_full Fiction
local_callnumber_aacpl FICTION (O)
local_time_since_added_aacpl 2 Months, Month, Quarter, Six Months, Year
owning_library_aacpl Anne Arundel County Public Library
owning_location_aacpl Glen Burnie Library, Odenton Library, Severna Park Library
primary_isbn 9781942367178
publishDate 2018
record_details ils:a1541871|Graphic Novel|Books||English|The Lion Forge, LLC,|2018.|348 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_aacpl
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
ils:a1541871 31997101742294 Checked Out Checked Out false false true false false true
ils:a1541871 31997101742286 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:a1541871 31997101742278 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
series Orphans
series_with_volume Orphans|1
subject_facet Apocalyptic comics, Comics (Graphic works), Graphic novels, Imaginary wars and battles -- Comic books, strips, etc, Life on other planets -- Comic books, strips, etc, Orphans -- Comic books, strips, etc, Science fiction comics
title_display Orphans. 1 The beginning
title_full Orphans. 1 [graphic novel], The beginning / Roberto Recchioni and Emiliano Mammucari ; English translation by Elena Cecchini and Valeria Gobbato
title_short Orphans
title_sub 1 The beginning
topic_facet Imaginary wars and battles, Life on other planets, Orphans