DO YOU DREAM OF TERRA-TWO? by TEMI OH

DO YOU DREAM OF TERRA-TWO? by TEMI OH

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An NPR favorite book of 2019 
Winner of the ALA/YALSA Alex Award

 

When an Earth-like planet is discovered, a team of six teens, along with three veteran astronauts, embark on a twenty-year trip to set up a planet for human colonization--but find that space is more deadly than they ever could have imagined.

 

Have you ever hoped you could leave everything behind?
Have you ever dreamt of a better world?
Can a dream sustain a lifetime?

 

A century ago, an astronomer discovered an Earth-like planet orbiting a nearby star. She predicted that one day humans would travel there to build a utopia. Today, ten astronauts are leaving everything behind to find it. Four are veterans of the twentieth century's space-race.

 

And six are teenagers who've trained for this mission most of their lives.

 

It will take the team twenty-three years to reach Terra-Two. Twenty-three years locked in close quarters. Twenty-three years with no one to rely on but each other. Twenty-three years with no rescue possible, should something go wrong.

 

And something always goes wrong.

 

Biographical Note: 

Temi Oh graduated from King's College London in 2015 with a BSci in Neuroscience. While at KCL, Temi founded and ran a book-club called "Neuroscience-fiction", where she led discussions about science-fiction books which focus on the brain. In 2016, she received an MA in Creative Writing from the University of Edinburgh.

 

Paperback. 544 pages.