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Under the Empyrean Sky: The Heartland Trilogy, Book 1

By Karen Wirsing, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 11+

Thought-provoking, dystopian eco-adventure great for boys.

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This is a great story for those who love The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. The colloquial language, thought-provoking themes, and tribulations that are frighteningly similar to modern-day issues will inspire lively discussion. Readers are drawn in emotionally as they watch innocent, likable people attempt to make sense of an unjust governing system they simply can't escape. Charming and abrasive characters mixed with funny one-liners on every page make Under the Empyrean Sky difficult to put down and leave readers eager for the second installment.

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