The Resource The scorpion rules, Erin Bow, (eaudio)

The scorpion rules, Erin Bow, (eaudio)

Label
The scorpion rules
Title
The scorpion rules
Statement of responsibility
Erin Bow
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the future, the UN has brought back an ancient way to keep the peace. The children of world leaders are held hostage-if a war begins, they pay with their lives. Greta is the Crown Princess of the Panpolar Confederacy, a superpower formed of modern-day Canada. She is also a Child of Peace, a hostage held by the de facto ruler of the world, the great Artificial Intelligence, Talis. The hostages are Talis's strategy to keep the peace: if her country enters a war, Greta dies. The system has worked for centuries. Parents don't want to see their children murdered. Greta will be free if she can make it to her eighteenth birthday. Until then she is prepared to die with dignity, if necessary. But everything changes when Elian arrives at the pretecture. He's a hostage from a new American alliance, and he defies the machines that control every part of their lives-and is severely punished for it. Greta is furious that Elian has disrupted their quiet, structured world. But slowly, his rebellion opens her eyes to the brutality of the rules they live under, and to the subtle resistance of her companions. And Greta discovers her own quiet power. Then Elian's country declares war on Greta's and invades the prefecture, taking the hostages hostage. Now the great Talis is furious, and coming himself to mete out punishment. Which surely means that Greta and Elian will be killed... unless Greta can think of a way to save them
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bow, Erin
Dewey number
[Fic]
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Narrator not specified
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Maby, Madeleine
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hostages
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Imaginary wars and battles
Target audience
juvenile
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The scorpion rules, Erin Bow, (eaudio)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
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unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (10hr., 21 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781442391611
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11752381
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11752381
System control number
MWT11752381
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The scorpion rules, Erin Bow, (eaudio)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (10hr., 21 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781442391611
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11752381
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11752381
System control number
MWT11752381
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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