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The giver

by:Lowry, Lois

Given his lifetime assignment at the Ceremony of Twelve, Jonas becomes the receiver of memories shared by only one other in his community and discovers the terrible truth about the society in which he lives.

Editions:285  Date:1993 - 2015  Type:Young adult  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Science fiction, Science fiction, Young adult works

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The Hunger Games

by:Collins, Suzanne

Could you survive on your own, in the wild, with everyone fighting against you? Twenty-four are forced to enter. Only the winner survives. In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying districts. Each year, the districts are forced by the Capitol to send one boy and one girl between the ages of twelve and eighteen to participate in the Hunger Games, a brutal and terrifying fight to the death -- televised for all of Panem to see. Survival is second nature for sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen, who struggles to feed her mother and younger sister by secretly hunting and gathering beyond the fences of District 12. When Katniss steps in to take the place of her sister in the Hunger Games, she knows it may be her death sentence. If she is to survive, she must weigh survival against humanity and life against love. - Publisher.

Editions:322  Date:1220 - 2016  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Young adult works, Juvenile works, Science fiction, Science fiction, Dystopian fiction

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Catching fire

by:Collins, Suzanne

Against all odds, Katniss Everdeen has won the annual Hunger Games with fellow district tribute Peeta Mellark. But it was a victory won by defiance of the Capitol and their harsh rules. Katniss and Peeta should be happy. After all, they have just won for themselves and their families a life of safety and plenty. But there are rumors of rebellion among the subjects, and Katniss and Peeta, to their horror, are the faces of that rebellion. The Capitol is angry. The Capitol wants revenge.

Editions:207  Date:1466 - 2016  Type:Young adult  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Science fiction, Science fiction, Young adult works

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The handmaid's tale

by:Atwood, Margaret, 1939-

"This visionary novel. in which God and Government are joined, and America is run as a Puritanical Theoracy, can be read as a companion volume to Orwell's 1984-its verso, in fact. It gives you the same degree of chill, even as it suggests the varieties of tyrannical experience; it evokes the same kind of horror even as its mordant wit makes you smile." E.L. Doctorow.

Editions:401  Date:1985 - 2017  Genre(s):Fantasy fiction, Fantasy fiction, Dystopias, Dystopian fiction, Dystopian fiction

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The walking dead : rise of the Governor

by:Kirkman, Robert

"In The Walking Dead universe, there is no greater villain than The Governor. The despot who runs the walled-off town of Woodbury, he has his own sick sense of justice: whether it's forcing prisoners to battle zombies in an arena for the townspeople's amusement, or chopping off the appendages of those who cross him... Now, for the first time, fans of The Walking Dead will discover how The Governor became the man he is, and what drove him to such extremes"-- Provided by publisher.

Editions:383  Date:2001 - 2017  Genre(s):Comic books, strips, etc, Graphic novels, Graphic novels, Horror comic books, strips, etc, Comics (Graphic works)

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A clockwork orange

by:Burgess, Anthony, 1917-1993

Told through a central character, Alex, the disturbing novel creates an alarming futuristic vision of violence, high technology, and authoritarianism. A modern classic of youthful violence and social redemption set in a dismal dystopia whereby a juvenile deliquent undergoes state-sponsored psychological rehabilitation for his aberrant behavior.

Editions:598  Date:1417 - 2016  Genre(s):Science fiction, Science fiction, Satire, Dystopian fiction, Dystopian fiction

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The matrix

by:Reeves, Keanu

Neo (Reeves)-mild-mannered software author by day, feared hacker by night-is recruited into a cell of cyber-rebels, led by Morpheus (Fishburne) and the warrior Trinity (Moss). They have made a fundamental discovery about the world: It does not exist. It is only a seedy utopia where humanity is preserved, protected, and endlessly recycled by a mega-computer. Cypher (Pantoliano) turns traitorous for access to comforts unmatched by the drab post-apocalyptic real world, while Agent Smith (Weaving) dismisses humans as "a plague"--For which non-organic life is "the cure."

Editions:398  Date:1996 - 2014  Rating:MPAA Rating: Rated R for sci-fi violence and brief language.  Genre(s):Feature films, Science fiction films, Science fiction films, Drama, Dystopian films

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The maze runner

by:Dashner, James, 1972-

Sixteen-year-old Thomas wakes up with no memory in the middle of a maze and realizes he must work with the community in which he finds himself if he is to escape.

Editions:135  Date:2008 - 2016  Type:Young adult  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Young adult works, Science fiction, Science fiction, Dystopian fiction

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Divergent

by:Roth, Veronica

In a future Chicago, sixteen-year-old Beatrice Prior must choose among five predetermined factions to define her identity for the rest of her life, a decision made more difficult when she discovers that she is an anomaly who does not fit into any one group, and that the society she lives in is not perfect after all.

Editions:187  Date:2011 - 2016  Type:Young adult  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Young adult works, Science fiction, Science fiction

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Blade runner

by:Scott, Ridley

Rick Deckard prowls the steel-and-microchip jungle of Los Angeles in the 21st century. He is known as a "blade runner" who stalks genetically made criminal replicants. His assignment is to terminate their existence. The only crime these cyborgs have committed is wanting to be human. This remastered director's cut differs significantly from what 1982 moviegoers saw.

Editions:395  Date:1976 - 2012  Rating:Rated R.  Genre(s):Feature films, Science fiction films, Science fiction films, Drama, Film adaptations

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