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The Softwire: Virus on Orbis 1 Discussion Guide

The Softwire: Virus on Orbis 1 Discussion Guide
Guide reading and discussion of The Softwire: Virus on Orbis 1 by PJ Haarsma with these resources. This guide includes discussion points for before and during reading, an author interview, and a list of books to compare and contrast.

Grade Levels: 5 - 8

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The Softwire: Virus on Orbis 1
PJ Haarsma

Thirteen-year-old Johnny Turnbull is the first-ever human softwire — able to enter and communicate with computers with his mind. Now that JT and two hundred other orphans have been put to work in alien factories on the first ring of Orbis, things are going very wrong. The "perfect" central computer is malfunctioning, and suspicious eyes are turning to JT. Could he be the one responsible?
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