What is the book?

The Boy in the Tower by Polly Ho-Yen.

Synopsis:

From the seventeenth floor of the tower block where he lives with his mother, Ade watches as the buildings fall around him. The Bluchers – a strange and terrible kind of plant – are taking over the city, and everyone is being forced to evacuate, but his mother is refusing to leave her room. And so Ade watches alone as the city slowly empties, and the Bluchers creep ever closer.

Who’s the book for?

An intriguing science fi novel aimed at Year 7+. There are copies in the Library!

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