|Plot Summary of Next|
|"At a high school for the gifted on newly-cultivated Mars, a cast of teens deal with everything from finals to televangelism--and racism. Kaeldra and her boyfriend Ravi have never liked that longhaired Contact kid that lives across the hall, but they each begin to discover in different ways that Oryn--along with the other Contacts on Mars--is not what they expected."
Nisshoku, Resident Scholar
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|Review Analysis of Next|
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Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 10%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 80%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 10%
Tone of book
- very upbeat
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- science fiction story
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Cultural problems, alien culture
- one human from different culture of other humans
- a teen
How sensitive is this character?
- middling sensitive to others' feelings
- Smarter than most other characters
- average physique
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- an average amount
- Domed/Underground City
Not Earth, in Solar System?
- rotating 1st
Accounts of torture and death?
- no torture/death
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- none/very little science jargon needed
How much dialogue?
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
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