Virtual War

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Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 1997 - Juvenile Fiction - 152 pages
A spine-chilling look into the futureFourteen-year-old Corgan is a genetically engineered soldier, raised in an isolated computer-generated environment for the purpose of one war, now only two weeks away. Suddenly, his sheltered existence is shattered when he meets his fellow warriors: ten-year-old genius Brig, a mutant military strategist, and Sharla, whose computer decoding abilities are unsurpassed. Corgan soon realizes that the virtual landscape surrounding them is not the only illusion orchestrated by the Supreme Council of the Federation. Now that he has thought to ask questions, is he ready to face the answers?

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Skurzynski, Gloria. (2008). The Virtual War: The Virtual War Chronologs - Book 1. New York: Simon Pulse. Virtual War is a science fiction novel that takes place in 2080 on Earth, which has been ... Read full review


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Members of the Nintendo generation gain a new perspective on electronic aggression in this taut, chilling, and finely crafted novel from Skurzynski (Cyberstorm, 1995, etc.). By the year 2080, plague ... Read full review


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Author Gloria Skurzynski was born in Duquesne, Pennsylvania in 1930. She was educated at Carlow University. She writes both fiction and non-fiction books for children and young adults.She is the author of more than sixty books for young readers. In 1992, her work Almost the Real Thing: Simulation in Your High-Tech World won the American Institute of Physics Science Writing Award. She writes the National Geographic National Parks series and the Virtual War Chronologs series.

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