By Nick Lake
An epic space story with gripping adventure, real science and a deep emotional heart. This is The Martian for teens.
The Martian for teens - an epic, highly original space thriller with real science and heartbreaking beauty.
Leo has never set foot on Earth. Born and raised with twins Orion and Libra on the Moon 2 Space Station, they have grown up together in the most extraordinary of ways.
Now, they are preparing to make their first trip home - their first journey to Earth. But Leo, Orion and Libra cannot possibly imagine the irreversible consequences that their return will set into motion...
Nick Lake was born in Britain but grew up in Luxembourg, where his father worked for the European Parliament. Nick works in publishing by day and writes in every spare moment he can find. He has won the prestigious Printz Award for his novel In Darkness, and has been twice-shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal.
Nick lives in a picture-postcard village in Oxfordshire with his wife and family. His long commute to work gives his imagination time to explore places he's never visited.
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05 Oct 2017
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Hodder Children's Books
An exciting read, full of suspense. — The School Librarian
I love Nick Lake's writing. I would read anything he wrote - grocery list, email etc., because his writing, always, is so real and so brave. He takes on subjects other writers might avoid, and he writes the hell out of them. — Jennifer Niven, New York Times bestselling author
Nick Lake's book grips from the off, combining elements of science fiction and thriller for a page-turning read. A powerful vision of space and science, at its core Satellite is a story about the need to belong - a universal story about a universal dream. — INIS Reading Guide, Children's Books Ireland
An epic space story based around real science, it's a truly gripping thriller, imbued with raw emotion. Lake's best book since his debut, In Darkness. — Fiona Noble, The Bookseller