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A Scholastic Teacher’s Pick for young adults!

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Chris Howard was born not far from London but currently resides in Denver, CO. Before he wrote stories, he wrote songs, studied natural resources management, worked for the National Park Service, and spent seven years leading wilderness adventure trips for teenagers. His debut novel, the eco-thriller ROOTLESS (Scholastic Press, November 1st, 2012) has been praised by Publishers Weekly for its "brilliant madness" and "unforgettable setting", while Kirkus Reviews have praised Howard's "gift for the phantasmagoric". He's currently working on the next book in this gritty sci-fi series that's recommended for both teens and adults. Learn more about Chris and the world of ROOTLESS at

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