A COMPANION VOLUME TO ENDER'S GAME, ONE THAT EXPANDS AND COMPLIMENTS THE FIRST, ENHANCING ITS POWER, ILLUMINATING ITS EVENTS AND ITS POWERFUL CONCLUSION.
Andrew "Ender" Wiggin was not the only child in the Battle School; he was just the best of the best. Here is the story of another of those precocious generals, the one they called Bean--the one who became Ender's right hand, his strategist, and his friend.
Bean's past was a battle just to survive on the streets of Rotterdam. He was a tiny child with a mind leagues beyond anyone else's. Bean's desperate struggle, and his remarkable success, brought him to the attention of the Battle School's recruiters, those people scouring the planet for leaders, tacticians, and generals to save Earth from the threat of alien invasion. Bean was sent into orbit, to the Battle School. And there he met Ender....
|Formats||Print / eBook / Audio|
|Age Level||Young Adult / Teens (12-18)|
|People / Creatures||Aliens, Clones|
|Awards||1999 Publishers Weekly -- Starred Review (*), 2000 Alex Award -- Adult/For Young Adults (Winner), 2001 Black-Eyed Susan Award -- High School (Nominee), 2002 Colorado Blue Spruce Award -- Young Adult (Nominee), 2003 Eliot Rosewater Indiana High School Book Award -- Grades 9-12 (Nominee)|