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Dread Nation

(2018)
(The first book in the Dread Nation series)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Andre Norton Award Best Book (nominee)
The powerful New York Times bestseller tells the gripping story of a young girl’s journey through a hostile world - Jane McKeene is an unforgettable protagonist, and Dread Nation is an unforgettable book.

Trained at Miss Preston’s School of Combat for Negro Girls in both weaponry and etiquette, Jane McKeene is poised for a successful career protecting the wealthy from the encroaching plague of walking dead. But when families begin to go missing, Jane uncovers a conspiracy that pits her against some powerful enemies. Sent far from home, Jane will need all her resourcefulness, wit and strength of character to survive.

A powerful, compelling tale of a young girl’s journey through a hostile world, Jane McKeene is an unforgettable protagonist, and Dread Nation is an unforgettable book.

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Praise for this book

"Dread Nation is everything I love—it’s beautiful, unflinching, lyrical, tender, and vividly imagined. Don’t miss this book!" - Ann Aguirre

"This is the zombie novel I’ve been waiting for my whole life." - Kate Elliott

"Tremendously original, subversive, sharp, and all around badass, Dread Nation is not your mother’s Civil War–era zombie story." - Julie Murphy


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Used availability for Justina Ireland's Dread Nation

Hardback Editions

April 2018 : USA Hardback
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Title: Dread Nation
Author(s): Justina Ireland
ISBN: 0-06-257060-9 / 978-0-06-257060-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Paperback Editions

June 2019 : USA Paperback
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Title: Dread Nation
Author(s): Justina Ireland
ISBN: 0-06-257061-7 / 978-0-06-257061-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


February 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: Dread Nation
Author(s): Justina Ireland
ISBN: 1-78909-087-3 / 978-1-78909-087-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Titan Books
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January 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: Dread Nation
Author(s): Justina Ireland
ISBN: 1-78909-221-3 / 978-1-78909-221-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Titan Books Ltd
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Audio Editions

April 2018 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Dread Nation
Author(s): Justina Ireland
ISBN: 1-5384-9783-2 / 978-1-5384-9783-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers and Blackstone Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


April 2018 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Dread Nation Lib/E
Author(s): Justina Ireland
ISBN: 1-5384-9781-6 / 978-1-5384-9781-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Balzer & Bray/Harperteen
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April 2018 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Dread Nation
Author(s): Justina Ireland
ISBN: 1-5384-9782-4 / 978-1-5384-9782-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers and Blackstone Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


April 2018 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Dread Nation
Author(s): Justina Ireland
Publisher: HarperAudio
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April 2018 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Dread Nation
Author(s): Justina Ireland
Publisher: HarperAudio
Availability: Amazon CA   


April 2018 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Dread Nation
Author(s): Justina Ireland
Publisher: HarperAudio
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

February 2019 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Dread Nation
Author(s): Justina Ireland
Publisher: Titan Books
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


April 2018 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Dread Nation
Author(s): Justina Ireland
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA