Roth, Veronica. Divergent. 2011 (May). Katherine Tegen Books, $17.99 (978-0-0620-2402-2). Gr. 9-12. [jsl]
In this brutal tale set in futuristic Chicago, Tris chooses to change factions on her sixteenth birthday from the safe, selfless Abnegation faction to the fearless, hardcore Dauntless faction. To further complicate her decision, Tris is a Divergent, a special candidate who can fit into multiple factions and is incapable of being controlled.