The Battle for WondLa

The Battle for WondLa

Illustrated by: Tony DiTerlizzi / Read by: Teri Hatcher
For Ages: 10 and up
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Eva Nine is at her bravest in the final book in the New York Times bestselling trilogy from the fantastical mind of Tony DiTerlizzi.

All hope for a peaceful coexistence between humankind and aliens seems lost in the third installment of the WondLa trilogy. Eva Nine has gone into hiding for fear of luring the wicked Loroc to her companions.

However, news of the city Solas being captured by the human leader, Cadmus Pryde, forces Eva into action once again. With help from an unlikely ally, Eva tries to thwart Loroc’s ultimate plan for both mankind and the alien life on Orbona.

Starring a host of unforgettable characters that reinforce the importance of friendship, The Battle for WondLa has all the hallmarks of a classic book—of the future.
  • Simon & Schuster Audio | 
  • ISBN 9781442369511 | 
  • May 2014 | 
  • Grades 5 and up
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The Battle for Wondla

CHAPTER 1: HUNTED
Eva Nine could scarcely hear anything above her own ragged breathing. Her pale green eyes, wide and wild, searched for a clear path through the dense undergrowth of the Wandering Forest. Burning leg muscles carried her past fallen trees and over moss-laden stones.

“This way! Come on!” Eva shouted. Her instinct warned that her voice would give away her location, but she suspected it didn’t... see more

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A Reading Group Guide for

The Battle for WondLa
By Tony DiTerlizzi


About the Book

Eva Nine is at her bravest in the final book in the New York Times bestselling trilogy from the fantastical mind of Tony DiTerlizzi. All hope for a peaceful coexistence between humankind and aliens seems lost. Eva Nine has gone into hiding for fear of luring the wicked Loroc to her companions. However, news of the city Solas being captured by the human leader, Cadmus Pryde, forces Eva into action once again. With help from an unlikely ally, Eva tries to thwart Loroc’s ultimate plan for both mankind and the alien life on Orbona.

Discussion Questions

1. As The Battle for WondLa begins, Eva Nine was far from the war, deep in the Wandering Forest. Why was she not in the midst of the fight?

2. After saving herself and Hailey from the horned martick, Eva was conflicted concerning the fate of the beast. What did the beast say to Eva? How did Eva finally resolve the conflict?

3. Loroc told Eva a secret that no one else knew, but Eva confided in Hailey. What was the secret? What was Eva afraid of? What was she sensing from the forest and animals?

4. Hailey was dependent on technology. He had to have his omnipod at all times. What was Eva’s thoughts on technology and his omnipod? How did she survive and acquire information without the us see more

About the Author

Tony DiTerlizzi
Photo credit: Kim Pilla

Tony DiTerlizzi

Tony DiTerlizzi is a New York Times bestselling author and illustrator who has been creating books with Simon & Schuster for more than a decade. From his fanciful picture books like Jimmy Zangwow’s Out-of-this-World Moon Pie Adventure, Adventure of Meno (with his wife, Angela), and The Spider & The Fly (a Caldecott Honor book), to chapter books like Kenny and The Dragon and The Search for WondLa, Tony always imbues his stories with a rich imagination. His middle grade series, The Spiderwick Chronicles (with Holly Black), has sold millions of copies, been adapted into a feature film, and has been translated in more than thirty countries. You can visit him at DiTerlizzi.com.

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