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The Golden Aquarians

by Monica Hughes

Published by Simon & Schuster, 1995
182 pages
ISBN: 0-671-50543-2

Ages 9-11

Walt's demanding, domineering father, Colonel Angus Eliot, is making the planet Aqua bend to his will. Under his command, crews are working around the clock to mine the planet's resources. Sensitive Walt is a newcomer to life off of Earth, and to life with his father, and now he must convince this intimidating, single-minded man that, despite research claims to the contrary, there is intelligent life on Aqua that is threatened by the work. A novel set in 2092 that blends fast-paced adventure with contemporary issues of ethics and environment. CCBC categories: FICTION FOR CHILDREN.  © Cooperative Children's Book Center

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