INTERMEDIATE FICTION
Bethell, Zillah

The Extraordinary Colors of Auden Dare

(3) 4-6 In a future where nations wage war over access to water, eleven-year-old Auden finds a robot named Paragon hidden in a secret underground room in his deceased uncle's backyard. Auden (who suffers from achromatopsia, or color blindness); his new friend, Vivi; and the wise but mysterious robot search for Paragon's true purpose. Detailed descriptions of scorched land and multifaceted characters add to this deeply moving dystopian tale.

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