The Resource Divergent, Veronica Roth

Divergent, Veronica Roth

Label
Divergent
Title
Divergent
Statement of responsibility
Veronica Roth
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Contributor
Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • In Beatrice Prior's dystopian Chicago, society is divided into five factions, each dedicated to the cultivation of a particular virtue -- Candor (the honest), Abnegation (the selfless), Dauntless (the brave), Amity (the peaceful), and Erudite (the intelligent). On an appointed day of every year, all sixteen-year-olds must select the faction to which they will devote the rest of their lives. For Beatrice, the decision is between staying with her family and being who she really is -- she can't have both. So she makes a choice that surprises everyone, including herself. During the highly competitive initiation that follows, Beatrice renames herself Tris and struggles to determine who her friends really are -- and where, exactly, a romance with a sometimes fascinating, sometimes infuriating boy fits into the life she's chosen. But Tris also has a secret, one she's kept hidden from everyone because she's been warned it can mean death. And as she discovers a growing conflict that threatens to unravel her seemingly perfect society, she also learns that her secret might help her save those she loves, or it might destroy her. Debut author Veronica Roth bursts onto the literary scene with the first book in the Divergent series -- dystopian thrillers filled with electrifying decisions, heartbreaking betrayals, stunning consequences, and unexpected romance. - Jacket flap
  • In a future Chicago, sixteen-year-old Beatrice Prior must choose among five predetermined factions to define her identity for the rest of her life, a decision made more difficult when she discovers that she is an anomaly who does not fit into any one group, and that the society she lives in is not perfect after all
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In a future Chicago, sixteen-year-old Beatrice Prior must choose among five predetermined factions to define her identity for the rest of her life, a decision made more difficult when she discovers that she is an anomaly who does not fit into any one group, and that the society she lives in is not perfect after all
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Award
  • Amelia Bloomer List, 2012
  • Black-Eyed Susan Book Award (Maryland), High School, 2013.
  • California Young Reader Medal, Young Adult, 2014.
  • Colorado Blue Spruce YA Book Award, 2014.
  • Eliot Rosewater Indiana High School Book Award (Rosie Award), 2014.
  • Garden State Teen Book Award (New Jersey), Fiction (Grades 9-12), 2014.
  • Gateway Readers Award (Missouri), 2014.
  • Georgia Peach Book Award for Teen Readers, 2013.
  • Goodreads Choice Award, 2011.
  • Grand Canyon Reader Award (Arizona), Teen Book Category, 2014.
  • Great Lakes Great Books Award (Michigan), Grades 9-12, 2013.
  • Iowa High School Book Award, 2014.
  • Isinglass Teen Read Award (New Hampshire), 2012-2013.
  • Kentucky Bluegrass Award for Grades 9-12, 2013.
  • Land of Enchantment Book Award (New Mexico), Young Adult category, 2014.
  • Nutmeg Children's Book Award, Teen category, 2014.
  • Rhode Island Teen Book Award, 2013.
  • Romantic Times Reviewers' Choice Award, 2011.
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2011.
  • Sequoyah Book Awards (Oklahoma), High School Books, 2014.
  • Soaring Eagle Book Award (Wyoming), 2013.
  • South Carolina Book Award, Young Adult Books, 2014.
  • YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2012
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2015.
  • YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, 2012
  • Young Reader's Choice Award (Pacific Northwest), Senior, 2014.
Awards note
  • Eliot Rosewater Indiana High School Book Award (Rosie), 2014
  • School Library Journal Starred Review (June 2011); Publishers Weekly Starred Review (21 February 2011).
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
391984
Cataloging source
DLC
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
World of Veronica Roth's Divergent series
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Roth, Veronica
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • Young Adult
  • 700
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
UG
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
700
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 9
  • 12
Reading level
  • 4.8.
  • 5.3.
  • 4.8
  • 4.8
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Roth, Veronica
  • Katherine Tegen Books
  • HarperCollins (Firm)
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Divergent series
Series volume
1
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader
  • Reading Counts!
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dystopias
  • Identity (Psychology)
  • Courage
  • Social classes
  • Families
  • Chicago (Ill.)
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Divergent, Veronica Roth
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Copyright
Note
  • Sequels: Insurgent and Allegiant--Wikipedia, February 12, 2014
  • "Katherine Tegen Books is an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers ; Typography by Joel Tippie."--Title page verso
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
487 pages
Isbn
9780062387240
Lccn
2010040579
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780062024022
System control number
(OCoLC)670476176
Label
Divergent, Veronica Roth
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Sequels: Insurgent and Allegiant--Wikipedia, February 12, 2014
  • "Katherine Tegen Books is an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers ; Typography by Joel Tippie."--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
487 pages
Isbn
9780062387240
Lccn
2010040579
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780062024022
System control number
(OCoLC)670476176

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