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Awards

  • Short-listed, Snow Willow Award (Saskatchewan Young Readers' Choice), 2012
  • Short-listed, OLA White Pine Award, Fiction, 2012

Ashes, Ashes Canadian Title

By Jo Treggiari   

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545255639 Hardcover
352 Pages | 5.77" x 8.56" | Ages 12 & Up

An unbelievable tale of adventure and romance, in the face of the darkest of nightmares.

Smallpox epidemics, floods, droughts — for sixteen-year-old Lucy, the end of the world came and went, taking 99% of the population with it. As the weather continues to rage out of control, and Sweepers clean the streets of plague victims, Lucy survives alone in the wilds of Central Park, hunting and foraging for food. But when she is rescued from a vicious pack of hunting dogs by a mysterious boy named Aidan, she reluctantly realizes she cannot continue on her own. She joins Aidan's band of survivors, yet a new danger awaits her: The Sweepers are looking for her, and they've laid a trap. There's something special about Lucy, and the Sweepers will stop at nothing to have her in their clutches.