Vitro

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IL: MG+ - BL: 5.6 - AR Pts: 15
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HL: High-Low 800L
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On Skin Island, even the laws of creation can be broken. On a remote island in the Pacific, scientists privately funded by the mysterious corporation Corpus have taken test bue embryos and given them life. These beings - the Vitros - have knowledge and abilities most humans can only dream of. But they also have one enormous flaw. Seventeen-year-old Sophie Crue is determined to get to Skin Island to find her mother, a ascientist who left Sophie behind years ago. Witht eh help of Jim Julien, a young charter pilot, she arrives - and discovers a terrifying secret she never imagined- She has a Vitro twin, Lux, who is the culmination of Corpus's dangerious research. Now Sophie is torn between reuniting with the mother who betrayed her and portected the genetically enhanced twin she never knew existed. But untangling the twisted strands of these relationships will have to wait, for sophie and Jim are about to find out what happens when science stretches too far beyond its reach. From the brilliant young author of Origin comes a daring new novel the explores the question- When does science cross the line? Advance praise for Vitro 'With Vitro, Khoury has created something truly magnificent and unsettling. This story haunted me long after its final page.' Marie Lu, New York Times bestselling author of the Legend trilogy 'With vivid descriptions dripping with tropical heat and courageous characters who find themselves in the midst of mad scientists and dark conspiracies, Vitro is an exciting, action-paced tale!' Morgan Rhodes, New York Times bestselling author of Falling Kingdoms ' With well-drawn characters, heart-pounding action, and terrifying technology, Vitro is what science fiction is all about. Jessica Khoury lulls you into a false sense of security with her beautiful writing and vivid descriptions before - BAM! - dropping you into the middle of a nightmare. You'll be blown away by what she has in store for you on Skin Island.' Jessica Brody, bestselling author of the Unremembered trilogy 'This book stressed me out in the best way possible! Khoury fills her plot with raw danger and suspense, leaving me breathless more than once!' Anna Banks, New York Times bestselling author of the Syrena Legacy series 'Khoury's debut captures the lush rhythms of the rainforest . . . The plot moves at breakneck speed . . . Utterly refreshing.' Kirkus
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ISBN:
9781595146069
9781101604533
9781595146052
Reading Level:
MG+
Level 5.6, 15 Points
Lexile measure:
HL: High-Low 800L
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subject_facet Fertilization in vitro -- Fiction, Genetic engineering -- Fiction, Islands of the Pacific -- Fiction, Science -- Experiments -- Fiction, Scientists -- Fiction
title_display Vitro
title_full Vitro, Vitro / Jessica Khoury
title_short Vitro
title_sub
topic_facet Experiments, Fertilization in vitro, Genetic engineering, Romance, Science, Science Fiction, Scientists, Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Literature