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Ender's Shadow (The Shadow Series #1)
by Orson Scott Card

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Ender's Shadow (The Shadow Series #1) by Orson Scott Card Overview

Welcome to Battleschool. Growing up is never easy. But try living on the mean streets as a child begging for food and fighting like a dog with ruthless gangs of starving kids who wouldn't hesitate to pound your skull into pulp for a scrap of apple. If Bean has learned anything on the streets, it's how to survive. And not with fists—He is way too small for that—But with brai Welcome to Battleschool. Growing up is never easy. But try living on the mean streets as a child begging for food and fighting like a dog with ruthless gangs of starving kids who wouldn't hesitate to pound your skull into pulp for a scrap of apple. If Bean has learned anything on the streets, it's how to survive. And not with fists—He is way too small for that—But with brains. Bean is a genius with a magician's ability to zero in on his enemy and exploit his weakness. What better quality for a future general to lead the Earth in a final climactic battle against a hostile alien race, known as Buggers. At Battleschool Bean meets and befriends another future commander—Ender Wiggins—perhaps his only true rival. Only one problem: for Bean and Ender, the future is now.

Orson Scott Card

About Ender's Shadow (The Shadow Series #1) Description

Orson Scott Card is the author of the novels Ender's Game, Ender's Shadow, and Speaker for the Dead, which are widely read by adults and younger readers, and are increasingly used in schools. Besides these and other science fiction novels, Card writes contemporary fantasy (Magic Street, Enchantment, Lost Boys), biblical novels (Stone Tables, Rachel and Leah), the American frontier fantasy series Th

Data Book Ender's Shadow (The Shadow Series #1)

Original Title Ender's Shadow ISBN 0765342405 (ISBN13: 9780765342409 ) Edition Language English URL http://www.tor-forge.com/endersshadow Series The Shadow Series #1, Enderverse: Publication Order #5, The Enderverse #5 , more Characters Achilles (Greek hero), Andrew Wiggin, "Bean", Nikolai Delphiki, Volescu...more , Sister Carlotta, Poke...less setting Rotterdam, 2170 (Netherlands) Battle School, 2170 Literary Awards ALA Alex Award (2000), Lincoln Award Nominee (2005) (62)