This Place Has No Atmosphere Author:Paula Danziger Aurora is a typical fifteen-year-old girl, interested in boys and shopping and hanging out with all her friends in the popular crowd at school. It is 2057 and people live in the Monolith Mall and wear lightbulbs in their hair. Aurora thinks she has problems with a bratty younger sister and parents who don't understand her. When she learns her fa... more »mily is moving to the moon, her whole world seems to be coming to an end. Adjusting to life in small-town Luna City, an experimental community on the moon, is not easy. But the challenges and disappointments of making new friends, doing meaningful community work, and producing the first-ever play on the moon help Aurora to learn what happiness and friendship are really all about. Paula Danziger has sensitively created a vision of the future that is a mix of familiar, silly, and thought provoking.« less
This is an often funny science fiction book set in the year 2057. Fourteen-year-old Aurora is happy and popular. Then she finds out that her parents have gotten jobs on the moon, and she must move into the lunar colony. The settlement on the moon consists of just 750 people, far different from the hometown she grew up in. She is forced to adjust and meets some interesting characters on the way.