Cirque Du Freak #7: Hunters of the Dusk: Book 7 in the Saga of Darren Shan (Cirque Du Freak: the Saga of Darren Shan) by Darren Shan. $8.99. Series - Cirque Du Freak: the Saga of Darren Shan (Book 7). Author: Darren Shan. Publication: May 11, 2005. Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (May 11, 2005)
This article discusses and briefly summarizes the dystopian trilogy Uglies, Pretties and Specials, by Scott Westerfield. The trilogy takes the idea of society being obsessed with physical appearance to the extreme; people are segregated into different groups based on physical appearance as they grow up, and the various groups all have different socioeconomical advantages and disadvantages based on their group.
Meg Rosoff's award-winning novel is about to become a film starring Saoirse Ronan (of The Lovely Bones and Atonement). Click to watch the movie trailer, and look for the book in the library. (Grades 8-12)