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The Unwanteds

The Unwanteds

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The Hunger Games meets Harry Potter... [The Unwanteds] is sure to be a double hit."
Kirkus Reviews

Quill prevails when the strong survive

Every year in Quill, thirteen-year-olds are sorted into categories: the strong, intelligent Wanteds go to university, and the artistic Unwanteds are sent to their graves.

On the day of the Purge, identical twins Alex and Aaron Stowe await their fate. While Aaron is hopeful of becoming a Wanted, Alex knows his chances are slim. He's been caught drawing with a stick in the dirt-and in the stark gray land of Quill, being creative is a death sentence.

But when Alex and the other Unwanteds face the Eliminators, they discover an eccentric magician named Mr. Today and his hidden world that exists to save the condemned children. Artimé is a colorful place of talking statues, uncommon creatures, and artistic magic, where creativity is considered a gift... and a weapon.

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July 20, 2017
San Diego Comic Con
1:00 – 2:00 Stepping into Another World! Authors share the magic of books to transport young readers via words and pictures to new worlds, sometimes fantastic and exotic and very different from our own, and sometimes comfortingly close. Depart for adventure with Shannon Messenger (Keeper of the Lost Cities 6: Lodestar), Judd Winick (Hilo: The Great Big Boom), Dan Santat (After the Fall), Dean Hale (The Princess in Black), Shannon Hale (Real Friends), and Lisa McMann (Dragon Captives), guided by Lucas Turnbloom (Nightmare Escape: Dream Jumper, Book 1). Room 32AB

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