In a Handful of Dust by Mindy McGinnis
9780062198532 Fans of classic frontier survival stories, as well as readers of dystopian literature, will enjoy this futuristic story about an epic cross-country journey. In aÂ Handful of DustÂ is set ten years after the first novel,Â Not a Drop to Drink, as a dangerous disease strikes the community where teenage Lucy lives. When her adoptive mother, Lynn, takes Lucy away from their home and friends in order to protect her, Lucy struggles to figure out what home means. During their journey west to find a new life, the two face natureâ€™s challenges, including hunger, mountains, and deserts. New York TimesÂ bestselling author Michael Grant saysÂ Not a Drop to DrinkÂ is a debut â€œnot to be missed,â€ and this companion title is full of Mindy McGinnisâ€™s evocative, spare language matched with incredible drama and danger.Â In a Handful of DustÂ is perfect for fans ofÂ the Partials,Â Enclave, andÂ Legend series.