GENRE: Science Fiction, Adventure
PUBLISHER: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
AVAILABLE FORMATS: Hardcover, Paperback, eBook, Audiobook, Large Print
LANGUAGES: Spanish & Korean editions available
By Neal Shusterman and Jarrod Shusterman
When the California drought escalates to catastrophic proportions, one teen is forced to make life and death decisions for her family in this harrowing story of survival from New York Times bestselling author Neal Shusterman and Jarrod Shusterman.
The drought—or the Tap-Out, as everyone calls it—has been going on for a while now. Everyone’s lives have become an endless list of don’ts: don’t water the lawn, don’t fill up your pool, don’t take long showers.
Until the taps run dry.
Suddenly, Alyssa’s quiet suburban street spirals into a warzone of desperation; neighbors and families turned against each other on the hunt for water. And when her parents don’t return and her life—and the life of her brother—is threatened, Alyssa has to make impossible choices if she’s going to survive.
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BOOK AWARDS/STARRED REVIEWS
Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year, 2019
Booklist, Starred Review, 2018
CBCC Choices Best-of-the-year List, 2019
Chicago Public Library, Teens Best of the Best Books 2018, Fiction
Green Earth Book Award, Winner, 2019
Kirkus, Starred Review, 2018
New York Public Library Top 10 Teen Books of 2018
New York Public Library Best Books for Teens, 2018
Publishers Weekly, Starred Review, 2018
School Library Journal, Starred Review, 2018
VOYA Perfect Tens Award, 2018
YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2019