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Tuesday, July 6, 2010

The Gardener

General YA Fiction

G/A Bodeen, S.A. The Gardener. Feiwel and Friends, 2010. 240p. 978-0-312-37016-9. 16.99

Everyone in Mason’s hometown knows about TroDyn Industries. But what they don’t know is the secrets they are keeping while conducting experiments to save the human race from food shortages. When high school sophmore Mason meets a beautiful, comatose girl, his journey of discovery and rescue begins. The concept is definitely original and the adventure and mystery will keep readers curious. Loren Spector, LAPL, Felipe de Neve.