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By Suzanne Weyn   

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545172783 Hardcover
192 Pages | 5.75" x 8" | Ages 12 to 17

All-American Tom, golden child Nicki, and outsider Leila live in rural Spring Valley in the not-too-distant future, when oil production has slowed dramaticall and the country is running out of oil. People can't get to work because they don't have gas; they're being laid off becuase of businesses cutting costs; the price of everything is rising; and heat and electricity are increasingly hard to get. Nicki's family is being torn apart by the crisis, and Leila is worried about how to survive the winter on ehr own. As winter progresses, life in Spring Valley grows more desperate, and people in nearby towns are pitted against one another. The teens must find ways to stop the raids and fighting-and new ways to live without oil.

Raves & reviews:

Praise for Distant Waves

"Weyn weaves fantast together with factual threads of the Spiritualist movement, Nikola Tesla's inventions and the celebrity-studded passenger list of the doomed ocean liner to produce a tale that is half history-textbook and half science-fiction-thriller." -Kirkus Reviews

Praise for Reincarnation

"Imaginative, passionate... a great love story." -Booklist