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  • Paperback: 240 pages
  • Publisher: Scholastic Canada (Oct. 1 2015)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1443146900
  • ISBN-13: 978-1443146906
  • Product Dimensions: 13.5 x 1.7 x 19.3 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 358 g
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #299,619 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Awards and Praise for Ultra:

. Short-listed, Manitoba Young Readers' Choice Award, 2015

. Short-listed, Diamond Willow Award (Saskatchewan Young Readers' Choice), 2014

. Short-listed, Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Award, 2014

. Short-listed, Red Cedar Award (BC Young Readers' Choice), 2014

. Short-listed, OLA Silver Birch Award, Fiction, 2014

"A story of determination and perseverence. It was impossible for me to stop turning the pages."-OWL Magazine

"With every step, observation and revelation that Quinn makes, the reader pounds along with him."-CanLit for Little Canadians

From the Author

A Note from David Caroll:

My best friend got some terrible news when he was 13. After visiting the eye doctor, he was told he had Stargardt's disease; a rare eye condition that would leave him blind by the age of 18.

At the time, my friend loved playing soccer, riding his bike, and jamming in a garage band. But as his vision deteriorated, he gave those hobbies up. He worried that he'd never get a girlfriend. He suffered depression, panic attacks, and eventually dropped out of school altogether.

That was the first inspiration for Sight Unseen. The second one was Muriel Leeson's classic Oranges and UFO. I adored that book as a kid. I remember being captivated by Leeson's idea of a land where time didn't pass.

When I put those two ideas together, I had the main plot of Sight Unseen. A 13-year-old boy (Finn) is losing his eyesight, and is understandably terrified of the future, but then he discovers a portal to Perpetuum-a place in the mountains where time stands still. There, Finn gets to be a 'normal' kid again-for as long as he wants. Perhaps even forever.

Of course, magic always comes with a price, and Finn must eventually choose between his eyesight and his friends. Once he chooses, there's no going back.

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