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Champion

by Lu, Marie, 1984-

Format: Print Book 2014
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Location Collection Call #
Northern Tier Regional Library Young Adult Fiction YA FIC LU
Location  Northern Tier Regional Library
 
Collection  Young Adult Fiction
 
Call Number  YA FIC LU
 
 
Summary
The explosive finale to Marie Lu's New York Time s bestselling LEGEND trilogy--perfect for fans of THE HUNGER GAMES and DIVERGENT!

He is a Legend.
She is a Prodigy.
Who will be Champion?

June and Day have sacrificed so much for the people of the Republic--and each other--and now their country is on the brink of a new existence. June is back in the good graces of the Republic, working within the government's elite circles as Princeps Elect while Day has been assigned a high level military position. But neither could have predicted the circumstances that will reunite them once again. Just when a peace treaty is imminent, a plague outbreak causes panic in the Colonies, and war threatens the Republic's border cities. This new strain of plague is deadlier than ever, and June is the only one who knows the key to her country's defense. But saving the lives of thousands will mean asking the one she loves to give up everything he has. With heart-pounding action and suspense, Marie Lu's bestselling trilogy draws to a stunning conclusion.

New York Times bestseller
YALSA BFYA
ALA Top 10 nominee
Chicago Public Library Best Book
VOYA YA Perfect Ten List
Bank Street Best Book
Featured on Entertainment Weekly 's Must-List

From ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY :
"Fine writing and excellent execution. Sequel, please !"

From THE NEW YORK TIMES :
" Legend doesn't merely survive the hype, it deserves it ."

From USA TODAY :
"Marie Lu's dystopian novel is a 'Legend' in the making ."
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "*Starred Review* In this heart-pounding conclusion to the Legend series, Day, champion of the people, and June, now a Princeps-Elect and confidant to the young Elector Anden, once again find themselves in trouble and in love. The Republic is being attacked by the Colonies, who are sure that a deadly virus has been inflicted upon them by their enemy. They will only halt their bombardment if a cure is delivered to them. And the only way to find a cure is further experimentation on Day's beloved brother, Eden, which is something Day will never agree to. The hallmark of this series has been its nonstop action coupled with the burning desire (and complicated relationship) between Day and June. The last of the trilogy amplifies both. Neither Day nor June are comic-book characters nor, for that matter, is Anden, the third leg of the triangle. Each of them (and young Eden, too) are carefully explored, bringing a personal depth to the action. The resolution of the war has some blurry edges, but readers will be much more interested in the fates of Day and June. How Lu ties up their relationship is done with such patience and feeling that it might bring on a few tears (of happiness or sadness, I'm not telling), but readers will come away grateful that she has given this beautifully crafted series the ending it deserved. HIGH-DEMAND BACKSTORY: Fans of this best-selling series have been waiting with bated breath for the conclusion. Expect demand.--Cooper, Ilene Copyright 2010 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Publisher's Weekly Review: "The conclusion to Lu's Legend trilogy opens on a stage set for personal resolution, maybe even a happy ending. With the political transition established and the Patriots quiet, June and Day appear to have the opportunity to close their romantic distance. But there are lessons neither has learned about how much power to grant the past, and it's easier to focus on the virtues of separation. That is, until geopolitical reality comes roaring back to complicate every bond and every choice. Moments of technical awkwardness, rare in Lu's work, do crop up, such as a lengthy spoken confession by June's old colleague Thomas ("A blade of guilt twisted painfully in my chest, but it was too late to turn back"). The story, however, remains masterfully true to its themes of loyalty, necessity, and dreams, eschewing any easy outs that the plot could offer. A happy-ever-after glow was never in the cards for these two, but Lu displays a hint of Charlotte Bronte in the resolution her characters find. Ages 12-up. Agent: Kristin Nelson, Nelson Literary Agency. (Nov.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved."
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Additional Information
Series Lu, Marie, 1984- Legend novel.
#1 - Legend
#2 - Prodigy
#3 - Champion
Subjects Plague -- Fiction.
Romance fiction.
Science fiction.
Young adult fiction.
Publisher New York, NY :2014
Language English
Description 369, 13 pages : color map ; 21 cm.
ISBN 014751228X
9780147512284
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