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The gift —Patterson, James, 1947-

After escaping imprisonment by the totalitarian regime known as the New Order, siblings Wisty and Whit Allgood, who possess magical powers, establish themselves as leaders of the Resistance, a hidden community of teenage...

Brazil

In this surrealistic nightmare vision of a "perfect" future where technology reigns supreme, a daydreaming bureaucrat who is involved with an underground superhero and a beautiful mysterious woman becomes the tragic vict...

Fahrenheit 451 —Bradbury, Ray, 1920-2012, author.

A book burner in a future fascist state finds out books are a vital part of a culture he never knew. He clandestinely pursues reading, until he is betrayed.

The orphan master's son : a novel —Johnson, Adam, 1967-

The son of an influential father who runs an orphan work camp, Pak Jun Do rises to prominence using instinctive talents and eventually becomes a professional kidnapper and romantic rival to Kim Jong Il.

The fire —Patterson, James, 1947-

Whit and Wisty Allgood have led the resistance against a totalitarian regime that has banned all forms of creativity and executed their parents, but even the growing strength of the siblings' magic has not been able to s...

1984 —Orwell, George, 1903-1950.

"It is 1984, and the worlds' three major powers-Oceania, Eurasia and Eastasia-are constantly at war. In Oceania, where the Party is in power, the thought police unearth every act of dissent, and Big Brother is always wat...

The shadow children —Haddix, Margaret Peterson.

Among the hidden: In a future where the Population Police enforce the law limiting a family to only two children, Luke has lived all his twelve years in isolation and fear on his family's farm. Then Luke discovers the ex...

Fahrenheit 451

In a terrifying care-free future, Guy Montag, whose job as a fireman is to burn all books, questions his actions after meeting a young woman, and begins to rebel against society.

The Lost —Patterson, James, 1947- author.

"Magical teen siblings Whit and Wisty Allgood struggle against a mounting public opposition to magic and a brutal crime wave led by a powerful wizard intent on ruling the City"--Provided by publisher.

Animal farm —Orwell, George, 1903-1950.
Book On CD
2004
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In this political fable, the animals of Manor Farm revolt against their human rulers to establish the democratic Animal Farm. But as the society evolves, leaders become rulers and totalitarianism is re-established.

Stolen earth —Nicholas, J. T., author.

Environmental disasters and AI armies have caused the human population of Earth to flee. They lie scattered across space stations and colonies, overcrowded and suffering. The Earth is cut off by the Interdiction Zone: a ...

Brave new world : and, Brave new world revisited —Huxley, Aldous, 1894-1963.

The astonishing novel Brave New World, originally published in 1932, presents Aldous Huxley's vision of the future-of a world utterly transformed. Through the most efficient scientific and psychological engineering, peop...

Rule of capture : a novel —Brown, Christopher, 1964- author.

Defeated in a war with China and ravaged by climate change, America is on the brink of civil war. Seizing power after a controversial election, the ruling regime has begun cracking down on dissidents fighting the nation'...

2 a.m. in Little America : a novel —Kalfus, Ken, author.

"In a future where sweeping civil conflict has forced America's young people to flee its borders, Ron Patterson begins to imagine a stable life for himself, but when political divisions become resurgent, he is suddenly o...

1984 —Orwell, George, 1903-1950, author.
Large Print
2017
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A depiction of life in London in 1984 under a totalitarian regime.

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