Jed And The Junkyard War
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Jed And The Junkyard War

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Jed is a regular kid with a normal, loving family . . . that is, if it's normal for a loving family to drop their child off in the middle of nowhere and expect him home in time for Sunday dinner. Luckily, Jed excels at being a regular kid who-armed with wit and determination-can make his way out of any situation.


At least until the morning of his twelfth birthday, when Jed wakes to discover his parents missing. Something is wrong. Really wrong. Jed just doesn't realize it's floating-city, violent-junk-storm, battling-metals, Frankensteined-scavengers kind of wrong. Yet.

A cryptic list of instructions leads Jed into a mysterious world at war over . . . junk. Here, batteries and bottled water are currency, tremendously large things fall from the sky, and nothing is exactly what it seems.

Resilient Jed, ready to escape this upside-down place, bargains his way onto a flying tugboat with a crew of misfit junkers. They set course to find Jed's family, but a soul-crushing revelation sends Jed spiraling out of control . . . perhaps for good.
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Product details

  • 9-12
  • Hardback | 304 pages
  • 148 x 218 x 26mm | 480g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 1484729234
  • 9781484729236
  • 2,757,708

Review Text

"Jed and the Junkyard War will excite readers with its fast pace, quirky characters, and wacky world building."- Brandon Sanderson, author of the #1 New York Times bestselling THE RECKONERS series
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"A well-wrought debut with enough of a start on both the plot and world building to leave readers impatient for the follow-up."--Kirkus
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About Steven Bohls

Steven Bohls lives inside a head of fairytales and magic. He is a dreamer first, a thinker next, and a writer last. He also sculpts, illustrates, builds, creates, and designs. Steven has a BA in English from Brigham Young University and an MBA from American Public University. Jed and the Junkyard War is his debut novel. He lives in Daybreak, Utah with his wife and two daughters. Visit www.JedandtheJunkyardwar.com to learn more.
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Rating details

270 ratings
3.94 out of 5 stars
5 32% (87)
4 36% (96)
3 28% (75)
2 3% (9)
1 1% (3)
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