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 Battle for WondLa (Search For WondLa)
 Author: DiTerlizzi, Tony

 Publisher:  Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (2014)

 Classification: Fiction
 Physical Description: 480 p., col. ill., 21 cm.

 BTSB No: 280594 ISBN: 9781416983149
 Ages: 10-14 Grades: 5-9

 Science fiction
 Human-alien encounters -- Fiction
 War -- Fiction

Price: $22.58

When all hope for a peaceful coexistence between humankind and aliens seems lost, Eva Nine, with help from an unlikely ally, tries to thwart the evil Loroc's ultimate plan for life on Orbona.

Accelerated Reader Information:
   Interest Level: MG
   Reading Level: 4.80
   Points: 11.0   Quiz: 166721
Reading Counts Information:
   Interest Level: 6-8
   Reading Level: 4.50
   Points: 18.0   Quiz: 70933

   School Library Journal (08/01/14)
   Booklist (06/01/14)

Full Text Reviews:

Booklist - 06/01/2014 In this conclusion to DiTerlizzi’s much-loved series, Eva Nine is on the run, branded a traitor and a spy. The humans and aliens who both populate the magnificently lush planet, home to upside-down birds and immense water bears, are now at odds, and Eva is the only one with the skills to reason with each species. Like Middle Earth and Oz, Orbona is packed with creatures and places with proper names in unfamiliar languages, and although there are a few stabs at exposition, readers will more fully appreciate the epic sweep of this complicated story if they read the books in order. Of particular interest is Eva’s development into a young woman of unwavering compassion and courage, even in the face of betrayal, loss, and injury. DiTerlizzi’s beautiful illustrations are worth the price of admission, as usual, and they do much to help the reader distinguish among the plethora of strange creatures. WondLa fans will be sad to see it all end, and, even with some uneven pacing, they’ll be satisfied with the result. - Copyright 2014 Booklist.

School Library Journal - 08/01/2014 Gr 4–7—The epic trilogy comes to a satisfying end in this last installment. Readers will be thrilled to step back into DiTerlizzi's well-realized and intricately detailed world as Eva Nine and her friends try to save their planet. - Copyright 2014 Publishers Weekly, Library Journal and/or School Library Journal used with permission.

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