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The Resource After the Lights Go Out

After the Lights Go Out

Label
After the Lights Go Out
Title
After the Lights Go Out
Statement of responsibility
Lili Wilkinson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Seventeen-year-old Pru Palmer lives with her twin sisters, Grace and Blythe, and their father, Rick, on the outskirts of an isolated mining community. The Palmers are doomsday preppers. They have a bunker filled with non-perishable food and a year's worth of water.One day while Rick is at the mine, the power goes out. At the Palmers' house, and in the town. All communication is cut. No one knows why.It doesn't take long for everything to unravel. In town, supplies run out and people get desperate. The sisters decide to keep their bunker a secret. The world is different; the rules are different. Survival is everything, and family comes first
Summary
Seventeen-year-old Pru Palmer lives with her twin sisters Grace and Blythe and their father Rick, on the outskirts of an isolated mining community. Rick is a doomsday prepper. He has a bunker filled with non-perishable food and a year's worth of water. Each of the girls has a 'bug out bag', packed with water purification tablets, protein bars, paracord bracelets and epipens for Pru's anaphylaxis. One day while their father is at the mine, the power goes out. At their house, and in the town. No one knows why. All communication is cut. It doesn't take long for everything to unravel. In town, supplies run out and people get desperate. The sisters decide to keep their bunker a secret. The world is different; the rules are different. Survival is everything. But what will happen if their bunker is discovered? A brilliant and terrifyingly compelling YA novel with life and death stakes that will keep readers on the edge of their seat.
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
Children's Book Council of Australia: Notable Australian Children's Book, 2019.
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10680541
Cataloging source
SALS
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1981-
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Wilkinson, Lili
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Young Adult Fiction
Target audience
adolescent
Label
After the Lights Go Out
Instantiates
Control code
BORROWBOX:AAU_517748
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781760636579
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
After the Lights Go Out
Control code
BORROWBOX:AAU_517748
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9781760636579
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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