Moon Thief

Book Cover

APOCALYPTIC ADVENTURE DRAMA YOUNG ADULT SUSPENSE / THRILLER FANTASY FAMILY WAR ADVENTURE ACTION FANTASY MYSTERY SUSPENSE/THRILLER

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P.G. Shriver writing as Gean Penny

Logline

On Moon Child's twelfth birthday, he’s led by the light of the moon to meet his mentor. His life takes on meaning and purpose, neither of which he expected to have. For the first time since the disappearance of his father, he’s happy. But soon secrets become his nightmare.

Genre

Apocalyptic, Adventure, Drama, Young Adult, Suspense / Thriller, Fantasy, Family, War,,Adventure,Action,Fantasy,Mystery,Suspense/Thriller

Target Audiences

Age: 7-12

Target Gender: Universal

Setting

Unnamed community

Based on a True Story

No

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2010

Starting Description

Moon Child resides in a post world war community. He is limited by an affliction that keeps him indoors until after sunset. In the night, he learns his purpose in life, discovers secrets about the moon, and soon realizes his bloodline has a special purpose.

Ending Description

In a coming of age twist that makes readers angry, Moon Child realizes his true purpose was not what he was taught.

Group Specific

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Hard Copy Available

Yes

ISBN

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Mature Audience Themes

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Plot - Other Elements

Coming of Age, Twist, Meaningful Message,,Philosophical Questions,Twist

Plot - Premise

Overcoming Monster/Villain,,Internal Journey/Rebirth

Main Character Details

Name: Moon Child

Age: 12

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Honorable, Insecure, Secretive, Adventurous, Extraordinary Powers and Abilities, Heroic, Outspoken, Selfless, Visionary, Complex, Clumsy, Perseverance, Obedient, Faithful, Underdog, Gracious, Empathetic,Adventurous,Empathetic,Underdog,Lone Wolf

Additional Character Details

Name: Mean Child

Age: 12

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Blunt, Criminal, Greedy, Power-hungry, Unapologetic, Villainous, Aggressive, Insecure, Leader, Manipulative, Outspoken,Aggressive,Unapologetic,Outspoken,Narcisstic,Villainous

Additional Character Details

Name: Moon Lady

Age: 60

Gender: Female

Role: mentor

Key Traits: Empathetic, Extraordinary Powers and Abilities, Faithful, Gracious, Secretive, Beautiful, Complex, Honorable, Sophisticated, Strong Moral Code, Visionary,Honorable,Charming,Empathetic,Faithful,Gracious,Lone Wolf,Secretive,Visionary,Skillful

Additional Character Details

Name: Great Builder

Age: 40

Gender: Female

Role: mentor

Key Traits: Selfless, Strong Moral Code, Confident, Heroic, Obedient, Honorable, Skillful, Beautiful, Decisive, Gracious,Skillful,Honorable,Charming,Confident,Decisive,Faithful,Gracious,Leader,Obedient

Logline

On Moon Child's twelfth birthday, he’s led by the light of the moon to meet his mentor. His life takes on meaning and purpose, neither of which he expected to have. For the first time since the disappearance of his father, he’s happy. But soon secrets become his nightmare.

Short Summary

Moon Child resides in a post world war community. He is limited by an affliction that keeps him indoors until after sunset. In the night, he learns his purpose in life, discovers secrets about the moon, and soon realizes his bloodline has a special purpose.


In a coming of age twist that makes readers angry, Moon Child realizes his true purpose was not what he was taught.

Development Pitch

Society, 2419. Eleven-year-old Moon Child isn’t sure what happened to his father. Born with an affliction that keeps him from interacting with the other children, his life is lived in darkness. His only friends lurk there, in the dark, and so does his special secret. On his twelfth birthday, he’s led by the light of the moon to meet his mentor. His life takes on meaning and purpose, neither of which he expected to have. For the first time since the disappearance of his father, he’s happy. But when his mother is told she has to remarry or be banished from the community, his secret becomes his nightmare. He may lose every happiness he’s gained. With danger lurking around every corner and an abusive step brother framing him with lies, he may not fulfill the purpose assigned him, and his secret will be destroyed. Can Moon Child fulfill his purpose before his society follows the path that destroyed their past? Moon Thief is the captivating story of a young man’s coming of age and powers meant to save. If you like young heroes, dark settings, and stories that twist, then you’ll love Gean Penny’s powerful tale.

About The Author

Core Theme

Overcoming Monster/Villain,,Internal Journey/Rebirth

Characters

Main Character

Name: Moon Child

Age: 12

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Honorable, Insecure, Secretive, Adventurous, Extraordinary Powers and Abilities, Heroic, Outspoken, Selfless, Visionary, Complex, Clumsy, Perseverance, Obedient, Faithful, Underdog, Gracious, Empathetic,Adventurous,Empathetic,Underdog,Lone Wolf

Character 1

Name: Mean Child

Age: 12

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Blunt, Criminal, Greedy, Power-hungry, Unapologetic, Villainous, Aggressive, Insecure, Leader, Manipulative, Outspoken,Aggressive,Unapologetic,Outspoken,Narcisstic,Villainous

Character 2

Name: Moon Lady

Age: 60

Gender: Female

Role: mentor

Key Traits: Empathetic, Extraordinary Powers and Abilities, Faithful, Gracious, Secretive, Beautiful, Complex, Honorable, Sophisticated, Strong Moral Code, Visionary,Honorable,Charming,Empathetic,Faithful,Gracious,Lone Wolf,Secretive,Visionary,Skillful

Character 3

Name: Great Builder

Age: 40

Gender: Female

Role: mentor

Key Traits: Selfless, Strong Moral Code, Confident, Heroic, Obedient, Honorable, Skillful, Beautiful, Decisive, Gracious,Skillful,Honorable,Charming,Confident,Decisive,Faithful,Gracious,Leader,Obedient

Supplemental Materials

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