Rite of Passage

by Alexei Panshin

Rank: 101
Other information: Nebula award winner
Recommended by: Ada Kerman
Initial rank: 100
Fiction - Science Fiction / Fantasy

Rite of Passage tells Mia Havero's story about growing up on a starship. To keep population under control, and to weed out those unfit for survival, every child on the ship must spend a month on a colony planet when they turn fourteen. If they survive, they become adults. Mia tells of learning to expand her horizons and overcome her fears.

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