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Scored

by Lauren McLaughlin

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Set in the future when teenagers are monitored via camera and their recorded actions and confessions plugged into a computer program that determines their ability to succeed. All kids given a "score" that determines their future potential. This score has the ability to get kids into colleges, grant scholarships, or destroy all hope for the above. Scored's reluctant heroine is Imani, a girl whose high score is brought down when her best friend's score plummets. Where do you draw the line between doing what feels morally right and what can mean your future? Friendship, romance, loyalty, family, human connection and human value: all are questioned in this fresh and compelling dystopian novel set in the scarily forseeable future.

From the Hardcover edition.


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Publisher: Random House Children's Books

Kindle Book

  • Release date: October 25, 2011

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  • ISBN: 9780375898730
  • Release date: October 25, 2011

EPUB eBook

  • ISBN: 9780375898730
  • File size: 2135 KB
  • Release date: October 25, 2011


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Languages

English

Levels

ATOS: 5.6
Interest Level: 9-12(UG)
Text Difficulty: 4

Set in the future when teenagers are monitored via camera and their recorded actions and confessions plugged into a computer program that determines their ability to succeed. All kids given a "score" that determines their future potential. This score has the ability to get kids into colleges, grant scholarships, or destroy all hope for the above. Scored's reluctant heroine is Imani, a girl whose high score is brought down when her best friend's score plummets. Where do you draw the line between doing what feels morally right and what can mean your future? Friendship, romance, loyalty, family, human connection and human value: all are questioned in this fresh and compelling dystopian novel set in the scarily forseeable future.

From the Hardcover edition.


Expand title description text