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Last Pick: Rise Up

Author: Jason Walz   Series: Last Pick

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Teen twins battle to the death with aliens who have taken over Earth in this final book of the gripping YA graphic trilogy.

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Summary

Teen twins battle to the death with aliens who have taken over Earth in this final book of the gripping YA graphic trilogy.

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Description

Wyatt is now the reluctant leader of the "last picked"-the disabled, the elderly, and those deemed too young to be useful for hard labor by their alien captors. But how can he and his ragtag allies take down an entire alien federation?Meanwhile, Wyatt's twin sister, Sam, and her girlfriend, Mia, are creating chaos all over the galaxy in an attempt to rescue Sam's parents. After close escapes and explosive encounters, the family is reunited at last. But they'll need more than just each other to overthrow the aliens. Luckily, the last picked all over the world are rising up for an ultimate showdown against their enemy. And they just might win.

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Critic Reviews

“"Walz's series has been consistently fantastic, with its inclusive worldbuilding and electrifying pacing coupled with dazzling, cinematically styled art... An affecting and unforgettable SF series with heart." -- Kirkus”

Praise for Last Pick: Rise Up:

"This is an adventure-filled sci-fi novel that sensitively highlights the humanity and heroism of those whom society sees as marginalized or unimportant. The characters in this dystopian landscape simply exist in their identities, free of stereotypes, while acknowledging the challenges they face... A must for fans of the earlier installments."--School Library Journal

Praise for the Last Pick series:

"Walz's series has been consistently fantastic, with its inclusive worldbuilding and electrifying pacing coupled with dazzling, cinematically styled art... An affecting and unforgettable SF series with heart."--Kirkus

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About the Author

Jason Walz is a comic creator and teacher working in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Born in the south, he bounced around between Kentucky and Tennessee before working his way up north. He is best known for his debut graphic novel, Homesick, which was nominated for a 2014 Eisner. He followed that up with the creation of an online comic series called Crap Shoot, where he worked with some of today's biggest comic creators. A Story for Desmond is a bedtime story about loss and the gifts left behind by those who are gone.Jason's three-book series, Last Pick, pulls from his desire for his children to grow up reading about a diverse world full of young people exceeding the expectations others may place on them.

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Product Details

Publisher
Roaring Brook Press | First Second
Published
1st November 2020
Pages
256
ISBN
9781626728950

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