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A War of Gifts by Orson Scott Card
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Nov 07, 2009

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bookshelves: science-fiction, youth, library-book, series
Read in November, 2009 , read count: 1

This little book took less than 45 minutes to knock out. I'm an Ender's Game fan, so it had my immediate interest when I spotted it.

The primary action of the book takes place at Battle School, and Ender Wiggin does play a key part, but the book is really more about a kid named Zeck who's hated more than the norm by the other kids. It takes Ender to figure it out and deal with it. The rest is a fun rebellion on the part of the kids against the rules that forbid things like celebrating Christmas.

If you've never read any of the Ender books,this really isn't a great place to start. The book with come across as anemic, and things like Battle School and the Formics will be rather meaningless.

For fans, this is a nice addition to the canon.
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11/07/2009 page 2
1.59% "Looks to be about two bites long. Love the Ender books, so looking forward to it!"

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