First Light (Paperback)
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DescriptionPETER IS THRILLED to leave New York City to accompany his parents on an expedition to Greenland to study global warming. There he has visions of things that should be too far away for him to see. Generations ago, the people of Thea's community were hunted for possessing unusual abilities, so they fled beneath the ice. Thea needs help that only Peter can give. Their meeting reveals secrets of both their pasts, and changes the future for them both forever.
- Published: 14 October 2008
- Format: Paperback 328 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780440422228 ISBN 10: 0440422221
- Sales rank: 94,895
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Reviewed by Randstostipher "tallnlankyrn" Nguyen for TeensReadToo.com
Peter Solemn will be leaving his life behind as he accompanies his family to Greenland. His father is a glaciologist and is going to research the ice caps and the effects of global warming.
Thea already lives in Greenland - although not freely. The people in the society she lives with, Gracehope, all fled Europe because of persecution, hiding underneath the ice, unable to go above to see what this new world has to offer.
Curious as she is, Thea has always wondered what it's like above all of the ice. Even though her grandma, who just so happens to be the leader of the society, does not allow it, Thea is going to do all she can to see what exactly is happening on top of her world.
With the help of a map, Peter and Thea discover one another. Two people from two completely different worlds...and yet somehow both are connected to each other.
Without wanting to give away too much, Peter and Thea's world collide, sometimes for the best, most of the times for the worse.
Odd and captivating, FIRST LIGHT is one of those books that you just have to read in order to understand the brilliance and imagination. Another plus is the mentioning of global warming, which some may believe in while others do not. However, regardless of beliefs, FIRST LIGHT is one novel you want to experience. by TeensReadToo