Ender's game
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Series:
Ender Wiggin volume 1.
Published:
New York : Starscape, 2002.
Format:
Book
Edition:
1st Starscape ed.
Physical Desc:
324 pages ; 20 cm
Status:
Description

Winner of the Hugo and Nebula Awards

In order to develop a secure defense against a hostile alien race's next attack, government agencies breed child geniuses and train them as soldiers. A brilliant young boy, Andrew "Ender" Wiggin lives with his kind but distant parents, his sadistic brother Peter, and the person he loves more than anyone else, his sister Valentine. Peter and Valentine were candidates for the soldier-training program but didn't make the cut--young Ender is the Wiggin drafted to the orbiting Battle School for rigorous military training.

Ender's skills make him a leader in school and respected in the Battle Room, where children play at mock battles in zero gravity. Yet growing up in an artificial community of young soldiers Ender suffers greatly from isolation, rivalry from his peers, pressure from the adult teachers, and an unsettling fear of the alien invaders. His psychological battles include loneliness, fear that he is becoming like the cruel brother he remembers, and fanning the flames of devotion to his beloved sister.

Is Ender the general Earth needs? But Ender is not the only result of the genetic experiments. The war with the Buggers has been raging for a hundred years, and the quest for the perfect general has been underway for almost as long. Ender's two older siblings are every bit as unusual as he is, but in very different ways. Between the three of them lie the abilities to remake a world. If, that is, the world survives.

Ender's Game is the winner of the 1986 Hugo Award for Best Novel.

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Language:
English
ISBN:
0765342294
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 5.5, 16 Points
Lexile measure:
780

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"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
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Child-hero Ender Wiggin must fight a desperate battle against a deadly alien race if mankind is to survive.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Card, O. S. (2002). Ender's game. 1st Starscape ed. New York: Starscape.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Card, Orson Scott. 2002. Ender's Game. New York: Starscape.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Card, Orson Scott, Ender's Game. New York: Starscape, 2002.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Card, Orson Scott. Ender's Game. 1st Starscape ed. New York: Starscape, 2002. Print.

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