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by Jane Higgins

Author: Jane Higgins
Subcategory: Growing Up & Facts of Life
Language: English
Publisher: Tundra Books (October 9, 2012)
Pages: 352 pages
Category: For children
Rating: 4.4
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Jane Higgins was born in New Zealand. She has degrees in mathematics and anthropology and has worked on many human rights campaigns. The Bridge is the first novel by New Zealand author, Jane Higgins.

Jane Higgins was born in New Zealand. Jane lives in Christchurch. The Bridge is her first novel. It is the winner of the Text Prize for YA and Children’s Writing in 2010. Since he was orphaned at the age of five, Nik Stais has lived, learned and excelled at Tornmoor Academy, hoping to be chosen by the Internal Security and Intelligence Service to use his talents in the fight that Cityside wages against the hostiles on Southside. Jane lives in Christchurch with her husband. captivating tale of friendship and loyalty. Australian Women’s Weekly.

Jane Higgins pens a remarkable story that is edgy, exciting and entertaining. This is definitely more plot driven then anything else. The world building was spot on.

Publisher: Tundra Books, Toronto, 2012.

Author: Jane Higgins. Publisher: Tundra Books, Toronto, 2012. In Southside, the hostiles live in squalor and desperation, waiting for a chance to overrun the residents of Cityside. Nik is still in high school but is destined for a great career with the Internal Security and Intelligence Services, the brains behind the war. But when ISIS comes recruiting, everyone is shocked when he isn’t chosen. There must be an explanation, but no one will talk about it. Then the school.

church workers who’d ventured over the river into Southside to bring aid or something to the heathens, and who now swung from Westwall Bridge, turning slowly above the water.

Not when the latest news upriver was of five brave, stupid church workers who’d ventured over the river into Southside to bring aid or something to the heathens, and who now swung from Westwall Bridge, turning slowly above the water. We’d seen the grainy pictures in the City News. We’d listened to broadcasts of attempts to retrieve the bodies and heard the hail of sniper fire that greeted rescuers every time. War propels a boy from the privileged side of town across the bridge to the enemy, where he learns the real causes of the war and about his own history A suspenseful and entertaining debut. This grim first novel, set on a not-so-distant future Earth packs a signi.

In Southside, the hostiles live in squalor and desperation, waiting for a chance to overrun the residents of Cityside. But when ISIS comes recruiting, everyone is shocked when he isn't chosen. Then the school is bombed and the hostiles take the bridges. Buildings are burning, kids are dead, and the hostiles have kidnapped Sol. Jane lives i. ore about Jane Higgins. Category: Teen & Young Adult Fantasy Fiction Teen & Young Adult Fiction Teen & Young Adult Action & Adventure Teen & Young Adult Social Issues.

The City is divided. The bridges gated. In Southside, the hostiles live in squalor and desperation, waiting for a chance to overrun the residents of Cityside.  Nik is still in high school but is destined for a great career with the Internal Security and Intelligence Services, the brains behind the war. But when ISIS comes recruiting, everyone is shocked when he isn't chosen. There must be an explanation, but no one will talk about it. Then the school is bombed and the hostiles take the bridges. Buildings are burning, kids are dead, and the hostiles have kidnapped Sol. Now ISIS is hunting for Nik.  But Nik is on the run, with Sol's sister Fyffe and ISIS hot on their trail. They cross the bridge in search of Sol, and Nik finds answers to questions he had never dared to ask.  The Bridge is a gritty adventure set in a future world where fear of outsiders pervades everything. A heart-stopping novel about friendship, identity, and courage from an exciting new voice in young-adult fiction.