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  • Commended, Best Books for Kids and Teens, Canadian Children's Book Centre, Starred Selection, 2018

Cross Fire: An Exo Novel Canadian Title

By Fonda Lee   

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9781338139099 Hardcover
384 Pages | 5.83" x 8.53" | Ages 12 & Up

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9781338139105 Ebook
384 Pages | Ages 12 & Up

It’s time to take back Earth.

Earth’s century of peace as a colony of an alien race has been shattered. As the government navigates peace talks with the human terrorist group Sapience, Donovan Reyes tries to put his life back together and return to his duty as a member of the security forces. But a new order comes from the alien home planet: withdraw. Earth has proven too costly and unstable to maintain as a colony, so the aliens, along with a small selection of humans, begin to make plans to leave. As word of the withdrawal spreads through the galaxy, Earth suddenly becomes vulnerable to a takeover from other aliens races. Invaders who do not seek to live in harmony with humans, but to ravage and destroy the planet for its resources.

As a galactic invasion threatens, Donovan realizes that Sapience holds the key that could stop the pending war. Yet in order to save all species Earth all species will have to work together, and Donovan might just have to make the ultimate sacrifice to convince them. But can just one person save an entire planet from total extinction?

Raves & reviews:

Praise for Exo:

"Fonda Lee's Exo is a deeply immersive story that balances fantastic, original world building with spine-tingling adventure. Days after finishing, I was still thinking about it." —Sabaa Tahir, author of the New York Times bestselling series An Ember in the Ashes

"Exo is my favorite type of sci-fi adventure, a novel that makes you question everything you think about our world . . . and what it means to be human." —Kass Morgan, author of the New York Times bestselling series The 100

"Believable, suspenseful science fiction." —Kirkus Reviews

"Science fiction fans will love this title." —VOYA

"Ethical questions add complex layers to this exciting sci-fi offering." —School Library Journal