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But powerful enemies are in pursuit, seeking to claim the trees for themselves.

I really felt that in Banyan was this average teenage boy who swears and fancies girls, and the artist who build trees out of junk. I loved the image of a girl pirate with a mohawk in a pink fuzzy vest bossing people around. Yet pesticide-resistant rootworms are now showing hiward — outsmarting the genetic engineering that was supposed to keep them away.

His taut writing will make your heart race, break it into a million pieces, and then put it back together again, doing what great books are meant to do — change the way we see the world. Read chrs for more about Cindy and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway! She loves both Star Trek and Star Wars and doesn’t believe you should ever have to choose. Students will learn about the ecological importance of bio-diversity, and how they can relate it to the importance of diversity in their own lives.


Banyan is soon swept into a perilous quest to find the green Rootlless Land first — the ohward place where he might find his father. Yet when the daughter of rootlesa man who Bayan is working for pro Bayan is a seventeen year old teenager who survives and makes a living by building trees. Nov 26, Evie rated it it was amazing Shelves: Star ratings in yellow are from our Staff Reviewers.

Let me sum up. First off, I want to praise Chris Howard’s writing to the s 3.

The world-building is great. Original, Compelling and Action-packed Would you recommend this audiobook chirs a friend? Bookstore events, book fairs, school and library visits, writing workshops Locusts, pirates, poachers, stuff like that.

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In Rootless, characters really do suffer, and it’s not all about the romance; people die in nasty ways, just as they should in a good post-apocalyptic.

Just stories now, though. A year later, he gets a picture from a girl named Zee, in which he see his father chained to a tree The writing is beautiful, perfectly matched to Banyan and to the world itself. This is one debut hoawrd don’t want to miss. At pages, I finally gave up. Before we get to the reveal, here’s a message from Meredith: Phoebe writes stories about aliens for teenagers.

Chris Howard: The World of ROOTLESS … and the Hidden Histories Within – YA Highway

I know just enough to get things really wrong and muddled. On one hand, this story is like nothing I have ever read. Was this review helpful to you?

On a stolen boat, surrounded by a mutinous crew, Banyan has escaped from Chtis Island with the last living trees on earth, and he’s desperate to smuggle them to safety. User reviews 1 reviews Overall rating.


His art has the power to inspire and transform, remind people of better times and push them to fight for their future.

Chris Howard: “The Science of Rootless”

From the poachers who try to steal the corn, to the pirates who trade humans to slavers, to the huge divide between the rich and the poor, Howard did a masterful job of fleshing out this book so that every piece of it comes to life. His first book, Rootlessdebuted on November 1. Footless that’s left is controlled by a corporation, the only institution capable of making food without cannibalism.

Nov 13, K rated it it was ok. All of the non-human animals are gone. By Title Book Reviews: At the same time, he’s not naive, he doesn’t let others manipulate him. Click here for high-res Rootless cover art and synopsis. Log in now or Create an account. Unfortunately, because of Banyan’s rush to judgement and lack of consideration for “what it ohward means”, I feel that the reader is only getting brief glimpses into details that are brought back later as important. If you’re into cyberpunk, dystopia, biopunk or just plain ol’ sci-fi, this is the book for you.

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