Divergent by Veronica Roth

Book title: Divergent

Author: Veronica Roth

Bibliographic entry Roth, V. (2011). Divergent. Harper Collins.
Description On Choosing Day, Triss chooses to leave her faction and join another where she is faced with challenges of physical and mental limits to be ranked amongst her peers. Her training is immediately put to use after graduation, as a conspiracy threatens her friends, family and whole way of life.
Reaction  This book is filled with adventure, romance and the quest for personal best and is sure to thrill teen readers.  It needs to belong in every secondary school library.
Recommended age level  Intermediate/Senior
Subjects/themes Survival, relationships, identity quest
Curriculum connections Learning Skills: analyse the importance of personal management skills in school, work, and daily life (e.g., dealing with stress related to test taking, managing time to accomplish multiple tasks, persisting with work-related tasks until completion) and their impact on success
Awards  Goodreads Choice Awards 2012
Miscellaneous  Divergent is currently being translated to film and is scheduled to be released in 2014

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