Less than a hundred years from now, the world as we know it no longer exists. Cities have disappeared beneath the sea, technology no longer functions, and human civilization has reverted completely. Only Mara has the vision and the will to save the people of her drowning island as they search for a new home-her hope bolstered by information from a young revolutionary she met online in the last vestiges of the internet. His home, the sky city of New Mungo, is their only option. Can Mara find her way to him and give her people one last chance at survival?
Less than a hundred years from now, the world as we know it no longer exists. Cities have disappeared beneath the sea, technology no longer functions, and human civilization has reverted to a much more primitive stateOn an isolated northern island, the people of Wing are trying to hold onto their way of life-even as the sea continues to claim precious acres and threatens to claim their very lives.Only fifteen-year-old Mara has the vision and the will to lead her people in search of a new beginning in this harsh, unfamiliar world.This compelling and powerful story set in the near future will hit home with teens, especially those who are ever more aware of the increasingly controversial climate crisis we face in our world today.
Mara and her ship of refugees have escaped the sky city of New Mungo and are tracking the North Star in search of a home in the mountains of Greenland. But Mara's journey turns tragic when her ship plows through a floating city, and an orphaned Gypsea boy becomes inextricably linked to her fate. Meanwhile, in the drowned ruins of New Mungo, Fox begins his battle with the corrupt rulers of the New World in the hope of forging a safe haven for all survivors. As the revolution begins, Mara and Fox are farther apart than ever . . . but can their love survive this test?