Karen Bao

Author of The Dove Chronicles

Official website of Dove Chronicles author Karen Bao. The trilogy currently consists of Dove Arising and Dove Exiled. Acclaimed science fiction for young adults and middle-grade readers.

Dove Arising

Phaet Theta has lived her whole life in a colony on the Moon. She's barely spoken since her father died in an accident nine years ago. She cultivates the plants in Greenhouse 22, lets her best friend speak for her, and stays off the government's radar.

Then her mother is arrested.

The only way to save her younger siblings from the degrading Shelter is by enlisting in the Militia, the faceless army that polices the Lunar Bases and supposedly protects them from attacks by desperate Earth-dwellers. Training is brutal, but it allows Phaet to come out of her shell and make friends, including an uneasy alliance with the preternaturally accomplished Wes, a fellow outsider.

Rank high, save her siblings, free her mom: that's the plan. Until Phaet's logically ordered world begins to crumble...

Karen Bao is an incredibly talented young writer...I loved the story, and I can’t wait to read more!
— Christopher Paolini, New York Times bestselling author of Eragon
Characters are well developed, especially strong-willed Phaet, and an even pace will keep teens turning pages.
— School Library Journal

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