An urchin is picked off the street by a nun and sent to war school to become a brilliant space-war strategist. He is Bean, so called because of his diminutive stature, the result of an illegal genetic experiment.
New York, N.Y. : Tom Doherty Associates Book, 1999.
379 p. ; 25 cm.
Publisher, pagination and printing dates may vary.
"A parallel novel to Ender's game."
Shadow series ; bk.1
Subjects:Child soldiers -- Fiction.
Child soldiers -- Juvenile fiction.
Exceptional children -- Fiction.
Male friendship -- Fiction.
Schools -- Fiction.
Schools -- Juvenile fiction.
War games -- Fiction.
Wiggin, Ender (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.