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Velocity

By Chris Wooding   

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545944946 Hardcover
336 Pages | 5.85" x 8.53" | Ages 12 to 18

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9781338042788 Ebook
336 Pages | Ages 12 to 18

The Fast and the Furious meets The Hunger Games in acclaimed author Chris Wooding’s blistering vision of the future.

Buckle up for a fast-paced, high-octane thrill ride!

Cassica and Shiara are best friends. They couldn’t be more different, but their differences work to their advantage — especially when they’re drag racing. Cassica is fearless and determined, making her the perfect driver for daring, photo-finish victories. Shiara is intelligent and creative, able to build cars out of scrap and formulate daring strategies from the passenger’s seat.

Now they’ve set their sights on the Widowmaker — the biggest, most anticipated, and most dangerous race of the year. The winners get a pass to a life of luxury and fame. The losers, more often than not, die in fiery explosions. And even if Cassica and Shiara survive the deadly three-day challenge... their friendship might be roadkill. This breathless reimagining of extreme sports is perfect for fans of Mad Max: Fury Road and NASCAR.

Raves & reviews:

Praise for The Haunting of Alaizabel Cray:

*“Eerie and exhilarating.“ —School Library Journal, starred review

*“Readers will get finger cramps from rapidly turning the pages of Wooding’s gripping tale.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred review

Praise for Poison:

*“A compelling read.“ —Kirkus Reviews, starred review