Elected

TitleElected
Year for Search2012
AuthorsShay, Rori
Date Published2012
PublisherSilence in the Library
Place PublishedWashington, DC
KeywordsFemale author, US author
Annotation

First volume of a young adult dystopian trilogy set in 2185 after an environmental crisis in which all countries are isolated from each other and technology is outlawed to protect what is left of the environment. Also, the countries have agreed to a system in which one family in each country is elected to rule for one hundred years, with men ruling and women reproducing. In this novel, a girl has been raised to replace her father as the Elected so that her family can continue in power, and she must disguise herself as a boy and marry a woman to replace her father. Her country has a small technology faction, but it is following the agreement that prohibited its re-development. The second volume, Suspected. Salt Lake City, UT: Silence in the Library, 2015, complicates the personal relations but focuses on conflict between the country the girl leads and its neighbor, which is much more authoritarian than hers and is developing the outlawed technology and planning for war. In the third volume, Perfected: Book 3 of The Elected Series. Washington, DC: Silence in the Library, 2015, the countries are no longer as isolated from each other and gradually come to cooperate and begin to repair the environment. A prequel, “The Pendant.” Illus. Ginger Breo was published in Athena’s Daughters Volume 2 (Salt Lake City, UT: Silence in the Library, 2015), 193-203 with and “Author’s Note” on 202-03 and as an ebook with the subtitle A Short Story from the World of the Elected Series explains how the girl became the heir.

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2012 Shay, Rori. Elected. Washington, DC: Silence in the Library. PSt US

First volume of a young adult dystopian trilogy set in 2185 after an environmental crisis in which all countries are isolated from each other and technology is outlawed to protect what is left of the environment. Also, the countries have agreed to a system in which one family in each country is elected to rule for one hundred years, with men ruling and women reproducing. In this novel, a girl has been raised to replace her father as the Elected so that her family can continue in power, and she must disguise herself as a boy and marry a woman to replace her father. Her country has a small technology faction, but it is following the agreement that prohibited its re-development. The second volume, Suspected. Salt Lake City, UT: Silence in the Library, 2015, complicates the personal relations but focuses on conflict between the country the girl leads and its neighbor, which is much more authoritarian than hers and is developing the outlawed technology and planning for war. In the third volume, Perfected: Book 3 of The Elected Series. Washington, DC: Silence in the Library, 2015, the countries are no longer as isolated from each other and gradually come to cooperate and begin to repair the environment. A prequel, “The Pendant.” Illus. Ginger Breo was published in Athena’s Daughters Volume 2 (Salt Lake City, UT: Silence in the Library, 2015), 193-203 with and “Author’s Note” on 202-03 and as an ebook with the subtitle A Short Story from the World of the Elected Series explains how the girl became the heir. Female author.