Title Profile & Character Information

The Knife of Never Letting Go

Annotation
Pursued by power-hungry Prentiss and mad minister Aaron, young Todd and Viola set out across New World searching for answers about his colony's true past and seeking a way to warn the ship bringing hopeful settlers from Old World.

Awards
2008  Guardian Children's Fiction Prize
2008  James Tiptree Jr. Award
2011-2012  Virginia Reader's Choice Awards

Characters
NameHewitt, Todd
GenderBoy
TraitRunaway

GenreYoung adult fiction
Science fiction
Adventure
Thriller
Dystopia
TopicsDystopias
Space colonies
Secrets
Runaways
Small town secrets
Small town life
Teenage boys
Self-discovery
Dogs
Pets
Boys
SettingSmall town