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Dark Life

By Kat Falls   

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545178150 Paperback
304 Pages | 5.25" x 7.55" | Ages 8 to 12

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545178143 Hardcover
304 Pages | 5.79" x 8.53" | Ages 9 to 12

The oceans rose, swollowing the lowlands. Earthquakes shattered the continents, toppling entire region into the rising water. Now, humans live packed into stack cities. The only ones with any space of their own are those who live on the ocean floor: the Dark Life.

Ty has spent his whole life living deep undersea. When outlaws attack his homestead, he finds himself in a fight to save the onyl home he has ever known. joined by Gemma, a girl from Topside, Ty ventures into the frontier's rough underworld and discovers some dark secrets to Dark Life. Secrets that threaten to destroy everything.

Raves & reviews:

Praise for Dark Life

An Al Roker Book Club Selection

"The exotic setting and well-conceived details about undersea living, along with likable characters and a minor surprise at the end, will keep readers turning the pages." -booklist

"This caper features a slew of Western standards... and a few plot twists keep the tension high. A thrilling conversion of the classics to one of our newer frontiers." -Kirkus Reviews

"There's no denying the nifty premise, solid characterization, and tense moments that contribute to a cinematic reading experience." -Publishers Weekly

"Based on the young ages of the characters, this book will appeal to midle grade readers, who will enjoy the novel's mystery and suspense. It is a definite must-read for SF fans." -Voice of Youth Advocates

"A can't-stop-reading adventure that, hopefully, will have a sequel." -Baltimore's Child