International Burch University Library

Akinyemi, Rowena.

Under the moon / Rowena Akinyemi ; [illustrated by Peter Richardson]. - Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2008. - 56 p. : ill. ; 20 cm. - Oxford bookworms library. Fantasy & horror. Stage 1 .

It is the year 2522, and the planet Earth is dying. The Artificial Ozone Layer is only 300 years old, but it is breaking up fast. Now the sun is burning down on Earth with a white fire. There is no water. Without water, nothing can live. Trees die, plants die, animals die, people die... In a colony under the moon, people wait for news - news from home, news from the planet Earth. And in a spaceship high above Earth, a young man watches numbers on a computer screen. The numbers tell a story, and the young man is afraid. The planet Earth is burning, burning, burning... - Back cover.

9780194789226 (pbk.) 0194789225 (pbk.) 9780194788908 (pack) 0194788903 (pack) 9780194788250 (CD) 0194788253 (CD)


Readers (Adult)
English language--Textbooks for foreign speakers.
Reading comprehension--Problems, exercises, etc.
Space colonies--Fiction.
Environmental disasters--Fiction.


Science fiction.

PE1126.A4 / A445 2008


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