Empress of the World

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Penguin, May 26, 2003 - Young Adult Fiction - 224 pages
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Nicola Lancaster is spending her summer at the Siegel Institute, a hothouse of smart, intense teenagers. She soon falls in with Katrina (Manic Computer Chick), Isaac (Nice-Guy-Despite-Himself), Kevin (Inarticulate Composer) . . . and Battle, a beautiful blond dancer. The two become friends--and then, startlingly, more than friends. What do you do when you think you're attracted to guys, and then you meet a girl who steals your heart? A trailblazing debut, reissued with an introduction by acclaimed author David Levithan, and copious back matter, including three graphic novel stories by Sara Ryan (and artists Steve Leiber, Dylan Meconis, and Natalie Nourigat) about the characters.
 

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User Review  - VEECTAH - Borders

As the age of intended audience, I truly see this piece as art for the many novels I have read. Though this book can be portrayed as a controversial piece by many guardians/parents, the book itself is ... Read full review

Review: Empress of the World (Battle Hall Davies #1)

User Review  - S. - Goodreads

Nicola is spending the summer at a gifted camp and on her first day at camp, she makes some real friends--Isaac, Katrina, Battle and Kevin. This is the summer that Nicola finds herself in her first ... Read full review

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Contents

June 14 4 pm Prucher Hall Auditorium
30 am My Room
30 am My Room
30 am Prucher Hall Lobby
27 pm My Room
24 pm Student Services Office
37 pm My Room
30 am Parents Weekend Brunch
39 pm Battles Room
45 pm Underneath the Big Tree in the Courtyard
July 19 7 pm Katrinas Room
56 pm Battles Room
30 am Katrinas Room
42 pm Under the Big Tree in the Courtyard
30 am Library
40 pm Riverbank

47 pm My Room
30 am Volleyball Courts
30 pm Archaeology Classroom
30 pm My Room
July 13 5 pm Up in the Big Tree in the Courtyard
30 am My Room
30 am My Room
30 am Outside Katrinas Room
47 pm My Room
00 am Shower
42 pm My Room
12 pm My Room
12 pm Up in the Big Tree in the Courtyard
August 16 7 pm Cafeteria
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About the author (2003)

Sara Ryan is a librarian as well as the author of the sequel to this book, The Rules for Hearts, and the upcoming Bad Houses, a graphic novel illustrated by Carla Speed McNeil. She lives in Portland, Oregon.

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