The world has no air. If you want to survive, you pay to breathe. But what if you cant? And what if you think everything could be different? Three teens will leave everything they know behind in Sarah Crossans gripping and original dystopian teen novel of danger, longing, and glimmering hope that will appeal to fans of Patrick Ness and Veronica Roth.
National Book Award Finalist Kathleen Duey called Breathe "e;An amazing story Sit down. Inhale. Now, while you still can."e; Ever since the Switch, when the oxygen levels plummeted and most of humanity died, the survivors have been protected in glass domes full of manufactured air. Protected . . . or trapped? Or controlled? Alinas a revolutionary who believes we can save the environment. Quinns a Premium whos never had to worry about having enough air. His best friend, Bea, is an Auxiliary whos never worried about anything but having enough air. When the three cross paths, they will change everything. Sarah Crossans thrilling and provocative novel is about passion, about yearning for something better, and about breaking free for the very first time. The Bulletin of the Center for Childrens Books proclaims it an "e;action-packed dystopian series opener to watch out for."e;