Little Brown Books for Young Readers
September 3rd, 2013
The Hundred, #1
Synopsis via Goodreads
In the future, humans live in city-like spaceships orbiting far above Earth's toxic atmosphere. No one knows when, or even if, the long-abandoned planet will be habitable again. But faced with dwindling resources and a growing populace, government leaders know they must reclaim their homeland... before it's too late.
Now, one hundred juvenile delinquents are being sent on a high-stakes mission to recolonize Earth. After a brutal crash landing, the teens arrive on a savagely beautiful planet they've only seen from space. Confronting the dangers of this rugged new world, they struggle to form a tentative community. But they're haunted by their past and uncertain about the future. To survive, they must learn to trust - and even love - again.
So, space books have been making the rounds the past couple of years, but I think this one has me the most intrigued! You've been very, very naughty. We're putting you in time out. On Earth. Go be