We Are the Ants
Score: 5
From 86 Ratings

We Are the Ants


  • Author: Shaun David Hutchinson
  • Release Date : 2016-01-19
  • Genre: Sci-Fi
  • File Size: 5735887 Bytes


From the “author to watch” (Kirkus Reviews) of The Five Stages of Andrew Brawley comes an “equal parts sarcastic and profound” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review) novel about a teenage boy who must decide whether or not the world is worth saving.Henry Denton has spent years being periodically abducted by aliens. Then the aliens give him an ultimatum: The world will end in 144 days, and all Henry has to do to stop it is push a big red button.Only he isn’t sure he wants to.After all, life hasn’t been great for Henry. His mom is a struggling waitress held together by a thin layer of cigarette smoke. His brother is a jobless dropout who just knocked someone up. His grandmother is slowly losing herself to Alzheimer’s. And Henry is still dealing...

The Apocalypse of Elena Mendoza
Score: 4.5
From 6 Ratings

The Apocalypse of Elena Mendoza


  • Author: Shaun David Hutchinson
  • Release Date : 2018-02-06
  • Genre: Sci-Fi
  • File Size: 4607158 Bytes


A Junior Library Guild Selection“Surreal, brainy, and totally captivating.” —Booklist (starred review) “Provocative and moving.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review) “Hutchinson artfully blends the realistic and the surreal.” —School Library Journal (starred review) From the critically acclaimed author of We Are the Ants and At the Edge of the Universe comes a mind-bending, riveting novel about a teen who was born to a virgin mother and realizes she has the power to heal—but that power comes at a huge cost.Sixteen-year-old Elena Mendoza is the product of a virgin birth.This can be scientifically explained (it’s called parthenogenesis), but what can’t be explained is how Elena is able to heal Freddie, the girl she’s had a crus...

We Are the Ants
Score: 4.5
From 6 Ratings

We Are the Ants


  • Author : Shaun David Hutchinson
  • Publisher : Simon Pulse
  • Release Date : 2017-05-16
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781481449649


We Are the Ants Book Description :

From the “author to watch” (Kirkus Reviews) of The Five Stages of Andrew Brawley comes an “equal parts sarcastic and profound” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review) novel about a teenage boy who must decide whether or not the world is worth saving. Henry Denton has spent years being periodically abducted by aliens. Then the aliens give him an ultimatum: The world will end in 144 days, and all Henry has to do to stop it is push a big red button. Only he isn’t sure he wants to. After all, life hasn’t been great for Henry. His mom is a struggling waitress held together by a thin layer of cigarette smoke. His brother is a jobless dropout who just knocked someone up. His grandmother is slowly losing herself to Alzheimer’s. And Henry is still deal...

We Are the Ants
Score: 4.5
From 10 Ratings

We Are the Ants


  • Author : Shaun David Hutchinson
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2016-01-19
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781481449656


We Are the Ants Book Description :

From the “author to watch” (Kirkus Reviews) of The Five Stages of Andrew Brawley comes an “equal parts sarcastic and profound” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review) novel about a teenage boy who must decide whether or not the world is worth saving. Henry Denton has spent years being periodically abducted by aliens. Then the aliens give him an ultimatum: The world will end in 144 days, and all Henry has to do to stop it is push a big red button. Only he isn’t sure he wants to. After all, life hasn’t been great for Henry. His mom is a struggling waitress held together by a thin layer of cigarette smoke. His brother is a jobless dropout who just knocked someone up. His grandmother is slowly losing herself to Alzheimer’s. And Henry is still deal...

We Are the Ants
Score: 4.5
From 6 Ratings

We Are the Ants


  • Author : Shaun David Hutchinson
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2016-01-19
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781481449632


We Are the Ants Book Description :

After the suicide of his boyfriend, Henry deals with depression and family issues, all while wondering if he was really abducted and told he has 144 days to decide whether or not the world is worth saving....

The Five Stages of Andrew Brawley
Score: 4.5
From 5 Ratings

The Five Stages of Andrew Brawley


  • Author : Shaun David Hutchinson
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2015-01-20
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781481403108


The Five Stages of Andrew Brawley Book Description :

Convinced he should have died in the accident that killed his parents and sister, sixteen-year-old Drew lives in a hospital, hiding from employees and his past, until Rusty, set on fire for being gay, turns his life around. Includes excerpts from the superhero comic Drew creates....

Everybody Sees the Ants
Score: 4
From 35 Ratings

Everybody Sees the Ants


  • Author : A.S. King
  • Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2011-10-03
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316191814


Everybody Sees the Ants Book Description :

Lucky Linderman didn't ask for his life. He didn't ask his grandfather not to come home from the Vietnam War. He didn't ask for a father who never got over it. He didn't ask for a mother who keeps pretending their dysfunctional family is fine. And he didn't ask to be the target of Nader McMillan's relentless bullying, which has finally gone too far. But Lucky has a secret--one that helps him wade through the daily mundane torture of his life. In his dreams, Lucky escapes to the war-ridden jungles of Laos--the prison his grandfather couldn't escape--where Lucky can be a real man, an adventurer, and a hero. It's dangerous and wild, and it's a place where his life just might be worth living. But how long can Lucky keep hiding in his dreams before realit...

At the Edge of the Universe
Score: 3.5
From 3 Ratings

At the Edge of the Universe


  • Author : Shaun David Hutchinson
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2017-02-07
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781481449687


At the Edge of the Universe Book Description :

From the author of We Are the Ants and The Five Stages of Andrew Brawley comes the heartbreaking story of a boy who believes the universe is slowly shrinking as things he remembers are being erased from others’ memories. Tommy and Ozzie have been best friends since the second grade, and boyfriends since eighth. They spent countless days dreaming of escaping their small town—and then Tommy vanished. More accurately, he ceased to exist, erased from the minds and memories of everyone who knew him. Everyone except Ozzie. Ozzie doesn’t know how to navigate life without Tommy, and soon he suspects that something else is going on: that the universe is shrinking. When Ozzie is paired up with new student Calvin on a physics project, he begins to wonder ...

Empire Of The Ants
Score: 4.5
From 10 Ratings

Empire Of The Ants


  • Author : Bernard Werber
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2012-12-31
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781448167319


Empire Of The Ants Book Description :

Ants came to this planet long before man. Since then they have developed one of the most intricate civilizations imaginable – a civilization of great richness and technological brilliance. During the few seconds it takes you to read this sentence, some 700 milli0on ants will be born on earth... Edmond Wells had studied ants for years: he knew of the power which existed in their hidden world. On his death, he leaves his apartment to his nephew Jonathan with one proviso: that he must not descend beyond the cellar door. But when the family’s dog escapes down the cellar steps, Jonathan has little alternative but to follow. Innocently he enters the world of the ant, whose struggle for existence forces him to reassess man’s place in the cycle of natu...

Journey to the Ants
Score: 4.5
From 2 Ratings

Journey to the Ants


  • Author : Foundation Professor of Biology Bert Holldobler
  • Publisher : Belknap Press
  • Release Date : 1994
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : MINN:31951D01267863E


Journey to the Ants Book Description :

Combining autobiographical accounts with scientific lore, an in-depth study of the world of ants describes the myrmecological society and its relevance to human existence...

The Apocalypse of Elena Mendoza
Score: 4
From 6 Ratings

The Apocalypse of Elena Mendoza


  • Author : Shaun David Hutchinson
  • Publisher : Simon Pulse
  • Release Date : 2019-05-21
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781481498555


The Apocalypse of Elena Mendoza Book Description :

A Junior Library Guild Selection “Surreal, brainy, and totally captivating.” —Booklist (starred review) “Provocative and moving.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review) “Hutchinson artfully blends the realistic and the surreal.” —School Library Journal (starred review) From the critically acclaimed author of We Are the Ants and At the Edge of the Universe comes a mind-bending, riveting novel about a teen who was born to a virgin mother and realizes she has the power to heal—but that power comes at a huge cost. Sixteen-year-old Elena Mendoza is the product of a virgin birth. This can be scientifically explained (it’s called parthenogenesis), but what can’t be explained is how Elena is able to heal Freddie, the girl she’s had a c...

Secret Lives of Ants

Secret Lives of Ants


  • Author : Jae Choe
  • Publisher : JHU Press
  • Release Date : 2012-04
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781421404288


Secret Lives of Ants Book Description :

All of nature is revealed through the secret lives of the amazing ants....