The adoration of Jenna Fox
Who is Jenna Fox? Seventeen-year-old Jenna has been told that is her name. She has just awoken from a coma, they tell her, and she is still recovering from a terrible accident in which she was involved a year ago. But what happened before that? Jenna doesn't remember her life. Or does she? And are the memories really hers?
This fascinating novel represents a stunning new direction for acclaimed author Mary Pearson. Set in a near future America, it takes readers on an unforgettable journey through questions of bio-medical ethics and the nature of humanity. Mary Pearson's vividly drawn characters and masterful writing soar to a new level of sophistication.
The Adoration of Jenna Fox is a 2009 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.
Level 3.8, 9 Points
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|Grouping Title||adoration of jenna fox|
|Grouping Author||pearson mary|
|Last Grouping Update||2019-07-02 04:48:56AM|
|Last Indexed||2019-07-15 04:42:11AM|
|author||Pearson, Mary (Mary E.)|
|collection_arlington||Teen Science Fiction|
|detailed_location_arlington||Westover Teen Science Fiction|
|display_description||In the not-too-distant future, when biotechnological advances have made synthetic bodies and brains possible but illegal, a seventeen-year-old girl, recovering from a serious accident and suffering from memory lapses, learns a startling secret about her existence.|
|item_details||ils:.b13087150|.i22043330|Westover Teen Science Fiction|YF PEARS|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|Mar 28, 2019|wyfs|||
|owning_library_arlington||Arlington Public Library, Aurora Hills, Central, Cherrydale, Columbia Pike, Connection Crystal City, Detention Center, Glencarlyn, Local History, Plaza, Shirlington, Westover|
|record_details||ils:.b13087150|Book|Books|First edition.|English|Henry Holt,|2008.|266 pages ; 20.|
|series||Jenna Fox chronicles|
|series_with_volume||Jenna Fox chronicles|1|
|subject_facet||Bioethics -- Juvenile fiction, Biotechnology -- Juvenile fiction, Medical ethics -- Juvenile fiction, Memory -- Juvenile fiction, Self-perception -- Juvenile fiction|
|title_display||The adoration of Jenna Fox|
|title_full||The adoration of Jenna Fox / Mary E. Pearson|
|title_short||The adoration of Jenna Fox|