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XVI

by Julia Karr

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Nina Oberon's life is pretty normal: she hangs out with her best friend, Sandy, and their crew, goes to school, plays with her little sister, Dee. But Nina is 15. And like all girls she'll receive a Governing Council-ordered tattoo on her 16th birthday. XVI. Those three letters will be branded on her wrist, announcing to all the world-even the most predatory of men-that she is ready for sex. Considered easy prey by some, portrayed by the Media as sluts who ask for attacks, becoming a "sex-teen" is Nina's worst fear. That is, until right before her birthday, when Nina's mom is brutally attacked. With her dying breaths, she reveals to Nina a shocking truth about her past-one that destroys everything Nina thought she knew. Now, alone but for her sister, Nina must try to discover who she really is, all the while staying one step ahead of her mother's killer.


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Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group

Kindle Book

  • Release date: May 26, 2011

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9781101485941
  • Release date: January 6, 2011

EPUB eBook

  • ISBN: 9781101485941
  • File size: 477 KB
  • Release date: January 6, 2011

PDF eBook

  • ISBN: 9781101484708
  • File size: 1140 KB
  • Release date: May 26, 2011


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Levels

ATOS: 4.3
Lexile Score: 600
Interest Level: 9-12(UG)

Nina Oberon's life is pretty normal: she hangs out with her best friend, Sandy, and their crew, goes to school, plays with her little sister, Dee. But Nina is 15. And like all girls she'll receive a Governing Council-ordered tattoo on her 16th birthday. XVI. Those three letters will be branded on her wrist, announcing to all the world-even the most predatory of men-that she is ready for sex. Considered easy prey by some, portrayed by the Media as sluts who ask for attacks, becoming a "sex-teen" is Nina's worst fear. That is, until right before her birthday, when Nina's mom is brutally attacked. With her dying breaths, she reveals to Nina a shocking truth about her past-one that destroys everything Nina thought she knew. Now, alone but for her sister, Nina must try to discover who she really is, all the while staying one step ahead of her mother's killer.


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  • Details

    Publisher:
    Penguin Young Readers Group

    Kindle Book
    Release date: May 26, 2011

    OverDrive Read
    ISBN: 9781101485941
    Release date: January 6, 2011

    EPUB eBook
    ISBN: 9781101485941
    File size: 477 KB
    Release date: January 6, 2011

    PDF eBook
    ISBN: 9781101484708
    File size: 1140 KB
    Release date: May 26, 2011

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  • Formats
    Kindle Book
    OverDrive Read
    EPUB eBook
    PDF eBook
  • Languages
    English
  • Levels
    ATOS: 4.3
    Lexile Score: 600
    Interest Level: 9-12(UG)
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