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YA Dystopian book

1EmAlly
Jun. 3, 2023, 1:05 pm

I vaguely remember elements of this book. I am desperate to find it again.
The main character is a girl I think, and goes to a school that is named after a tree, as all are in that society. The school is in a poor area/district and the girl is told that all she can be is a janitor or suchlike and all children/teens are allocated jobs based on tests/ability I think.
I’m sorry I can’t remember anything more specific about this book.

2bookel
Jun. 3, 2023, 5:28 pm

Year read?

3beyondthefourthwall
Jun. 3, 2023, 6:05 pm

Some overlap with The Secret Under My Skin by Janet McNaughton, but it's probably a long shot.

4EmAlly
Jun. 3, 2023, 11:12 pm

Around ten years ago.

5bookel
Jun. 4, 2023, 5:46 am

Do you recall anything about the cover?

6bookel
Jun. 4, 2023, 6:04 am

Have you looked at recommendations for The giver and Invitation to the game to see if any similar plot books are close?

7bookel
Jun. 4, 2023, 6:14 am

Is this your post? Sounds similar but more/different details. https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/22533856-ya-dsytopian-book-where-districts-...

8AEIJ
Jun. 4, 2023, 9:32 am

Certain elements remind me of The City of Ember.
I don't remember anything about a tree, though.

9EmAlly
Jun. 4, 2023, 9:53 am

No unfortunately I don’t.

10EmAlly
Jun. 4, 2023, 9:53 am

Yes that is my post.

11humouress
Jun. 6, 2023, 9:43 am

I was going to suggest Fireborne but that was published in 2020.