The Resource Warcross, Marie Lu

Warcross, Marie Lu

Label
Warcross
Title
Warcross
Statement of responsibility
Marie Lu
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "When teenage coder Emika Chen hacks her way into the opening tournament of the Warcross Championships, she glitches herself into the game as well as a sinister plot with major consequences for the entire Warcross empire"--
  • The obsession started ten years ago and its fan base now spans the globe, some eager to escape from reality and others hoping to make a profit. Struggling to make ends meet, teenage hacker Emika Chen works as a bounty hunter, tracking down Warcross players who bet on the game illegally. But the bounty-hunting world is a competitive one, and survival has not been easy. To make some quick cash, Emika takes a risk and hacks into the opening game of the international Warcross Championships - only to accidentally glitch herself into the action and become an overnight sensation. Convinced she's going to be arrested, Emika is shocked when instead she gets a call from the game's creator, the elusive young billionaire Hideo Tanaka, with an irresistible offer. He needs a spy on the inside of this year's tournament in order to uncover a security problem...and he wants Emika for the job. With no time to lose, Emika's whisked off to Tokyo and thrust into a world of fame and fortune that she's only dreamed of. But soon her investigation uncovers a sinister plot, with major consequences for the entire Warcross empire. In this sci-fi thriller, #1 New York Times bestselling author Marie Lu conjures an immersive, exhilarating world where choosing who to trust may be the biggest gamble of all. -- from dust jacket
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Summary
After hacking into the Warcross Championships' opening game to track illegal betting, bounty hunter Emika Chen is asked by the game's creator to go undercover to investigate a security problem, and she uncovers a sinister plot
Theme
Storyline
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Westchester Fiction Award, 2018.
  • YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2018.
  • YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, 2018.
  • Best STEM Books, 2018
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Awards note
A Junior Library Guild selection (JLG.)
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10570574
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1984-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lu, Marie
Dewey number
  • 813/.6
  • [Fic]
Index
no index present
Intended audience
810L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
  • UG
  • UG
  • UG
LC call number
PZ7.L96768
LC item number
War 2017
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
810
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 8
  • 12
Reading level
  • 5.6
  • 5.6
  • 5.6
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Warcross
Series volume
[Book 1]
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Accelerated Reader
  • Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Internet games
  • Computer crimes
  • Hackers
  • Spy stories
  • Bounty hunters
  • Internet games
  • Computer crimes
  • Hackers
  • Spies
  • Bounty hunters
  • Bounty hunters
  • Computer crimes
  • Hackers
  • Internet games
  • Spy stories
  • Bounty hunters
  • Computer crimes
  • Hackers
  • Internet games
  • Spies
  • YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Action & Adventure
  • YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Computers & Digital Media
  • YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Romance
  • YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Action & Adventure / General
  • YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Computers & Digital Media
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Warcross, Marie Lu
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Publication
Copyright
Note
Series from publisher's website
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn994287268
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
353 pages
Isbn
9780399547966
Lccn
2017016555
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780399547966
System control number
(OCoLC)994287268
Label
Warcross, Marie Lu
Link
Publication
Copyright
Note
Series from publisher's website
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn994287268
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
353 pages
Isbn
9780399547966
Lccn
2017016555
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780399547966
System control number
(OCoLC)994287268

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