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Divergent by Veronica Roth

Divergent (original 2011; edition 2011)

by Veronica Roth

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Authors:Veronica Roth
Info:New York : Katherine Tegen Books, 2011.
Collections:Your library
Tags:fiction, 21st century, american, ya, dystopian, chicago, factions, bravery, arc, returned

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Divergent by Veronica Roth (2011)

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This series was one that I couldn't put down. I loved the action and the love story. The storyline and background was similar yet so unique in its own way. I loved the different factions. ( )
  maddiesullivan223 | Apr 28, 2017 |
This book is a sic-fi fantasy novel targeted towards teens and young adults. It is about a girl named Tris who is in a faction but then needs to make a decision that will changer life forever.
  brittanysmith | Apr 27, 2017 |
This book is about a society that believes that you are smart in one thing and you get tested for it, but when one throws a wrench in the system things begin to go haywire. This could be a great tool in the classroom showing how we all have our strengths and we may have strengths in all things or just some things. its okay to be different.
  Lisamegis | Apr 25, 2017 |
Everybody us making a big deal about this book, so I was a little afraid I would be disappointed with it. I was mostly correct. It's not a bad book by any means. It's just that of all the YA dystopian books I've read, this is definitely not near the top of my list of favorites, and wouldn't be my choice for a movie adaptation. ( )
  brideofsevenless | Apr 18, 2017 |
A female named Beatrice prior must choose between 5 factions, but wants to make her family happy. She ends up choosing the Dauntless and later finds out that her mother came from that faction. Beatrice is going through training to see if she can make the cut for the Dauntless and meets four, an instructor for the Dauntless. When she goes through a fear scape she finds out that she is actually divergent, which is a faction that can conquer the serum that the Erudite put in the dauntless. When the training is done the Erudite take over the Dauntless and decide to attack the Abnegation, because of false information. Tris is then forced to act like she is being controlled by the serum. When she gets to abnegation base she then tries to stop the Erudite. She the gets captured and almost drowns but her mother saves her, but when they escape tris' mother dies. Tris finally escapes to a bunker where she finds her father which then dies trying to save Tris. It is a very sad book but also very interesting. I recommend
  Landonl.B4 | Apr 10, 2017 |
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Cliques writ large take over in the first of a projected dystopian trilogy.
“Divergent” holds its own in the genre, with brisk pacing, lavish flights of imagination and writing that occasionally startles with fine detail.
Loved this book!!

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Roth, Veronicaprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Galvin, EmmaNarratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Koob-Pawis, PetraTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Tippie, JoelCover artistsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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In a future Chicago, sixteen-year-old Beatrice Prior must choose among five predetermined factions to define her identity for the rest of her life, a decision made more difficult when she discovers that she is an anomaly who does not fit into any one group, and that the society she lives in is not perfect after all.
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In a future Chicago, sixteen-year-old Beatrice Prior must choose among five predetermined factions to define her identity for the rest of her life, a decision made more difficult when she discovers that she is an anomaly who does not fit into any one group, and that the society she lives in is not perfect after all.… (more)

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