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   Other Side of the Island, The, by Allegra Goodman  
 
  Novel, first publication in September 2008
 
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      Honor and her parents have been reassigned to live on Island 365 in the Tranquil Sea. Life is peaceful thereóthe color of the sky is regulated by Earth Mother, a corporation that controls New Weather, and it almost never rains. Everyone fits into their rightful and predictable place. . . .

    Except Honor. She doesnít fit in, but then she meets Helix, a boy with a big heart and a keen sense for the world around them. Slowly, Honor and Helix begin to uncover a terrible truth about life on the Island: Sooner or later, those who are unpredictable disappear . . . and they donít ever come back.

     
     
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