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Glory O'Brien's History of the Future

(2014)
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Awards
Andre Norton Award Best Book (nominee)
In this masterpiece about freedom, feminism, and destiny, Printz Honor author A.S. King tells the epic story of a girl coping with devastating loss at long last - a girl who has no idea that the future needs her, and that the present needs her even more.

Graduating from high school is a time of limitless possibilities - but not for Glory, who has no plan for what's next. Her mother committed suicide when Glory was only four years old, and she's never stopped wondering if she will eventually go the same way...until a transformative night when she begins to experience an astonishing new power to see a person's infinite past and future. From ancient ancestors to many generations forward, Glory is bombarded with visions - and what she sees ahead of her is terrifying: A tyrannical new leader raises an army. Women's rights disappear. A violent second civil war breaks out. And young girls vanish daily, sold off or interned in camps. Glory makes it her mission to record everything she sees, hoping her notes will somehow make a difference. She may not see a future for herself, but she'll do anything to make sure this one doesn't come to pass.

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"A. S. King is one of the best Y. A. writers working today." - John Green


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Hardback Editions

June 2015 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Glory O'Briens History of the Future
Author(s): A S King
ISBN: 1-68065-024-6 / 978-1-68065-024-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Perfection Learning
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October 2014 : USA Hardback
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Title: Glory O'Brien's History of the Future
Author(s): A S King
ISBN: 0-316-22272-0 / 978-0-316-22272-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
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Paperback Editions

June 2015 : USA Paperback
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Title: Glory O'Brien's History of the Future
Author(s): A S King
ISBN: 0-316-22273-9 / 978-0-316-22273-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
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Audio Editions

October 2014 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Glory O'Brien's History of the Future
Author(s): A S King
ISBN: 1-4789-5777-8 / 978-1-4789-5777-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Hachette Audio and Blackstone Audio
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October 2014 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Glory O'Brien's History of the Future: Library Edition
Author(s): A S King
ISBN: 1-4789-5774-3 / 978-1-4789-5774-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
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October 2014 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Glory O'Brien's History of the Future
Author(s): A S King
Publisher: Hachette Audio
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October 2014 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Glory O'Brien's History of the Future
Author(s): A S King
Publisher: Hachette Audio
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October 2014 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Glory O'Brien's History of the Future
Author(s): A S King
Publisher: Hachette Audio
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Kindle Editions

October 2014 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Glory O'Brien's History of the Future
Author(s): A S King
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
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October 2014 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Glory O'Brien's History of the Future
Author(s): A S King
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Availability: Amazon UK