The Resource To best the boys, Mary Weber

To best the boys, Mary Weber

Label
To best the boys
Title
To best the boys
Statement of responsibility
Mary Weber
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In a new fantasy novel from Mary Weber, bestselling author of the Storm Siren series and the Sofi Snow books, one girl makes a stand against society and enters a world made exclusively for boys. Every year for the past fifty-four years, the residents of Pinsbury Port receive a mysterious letter inviting all eligible-aged boys to compete for an esteemed scholarship to the all-male Stemwick University. Every year, the poorer residents look to see that their names are on the list. The wealthier look to see how likely their sons are to survive. And Rhen Tellur opens it to see if she can derive which substances the ink and parchment are created from, using her father's microscope. In the province of Caldon, where women are trained in wifely duties and men are encouraged into collegiate education, sixteen-year-old Rhen Tellur wants nothing more than to become a scientist. As the poor of her seaside town fall prey to a deadly disease, she and her father work desperately to find a cure. But when her Mum succumbs to it as well? Rhen decides to take the future into her own hands--through the annual all-male scholarship competition. With her cousin, Seleni, by her side, the girls don disguises and enter Mr. Holm's labyrinth, to best the boys and claim the scholarship prize. Except not everyone's ready for a girl who doesn't know her place. And not everyone survives the maze"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Weber, Mary
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3623.E3946
LC item number
T6 2019
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Anonymous letters
  • Competition
Target audience
adolescent
Label
To best the boys, Mary Weber
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
321 pages
Isbn
9780718080969
Lccn
2018040689
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1050453770
  • 1820336
  • (OCoLC)on1050453770
Label
To best the boys, Mary Weber
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
321 pages
Isbn
9780718080969
Lccn
2018040689
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1050453770
  • 1820336
  • (OCoLC)on1050453770

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