Front cover of Earthseed.

Earthseed is a young adult science fiction novel by Pamela Sargent. It was first published on January 2, 2007.


A century after all are dead on Earth, Ship races through space containing teenage inhabitants--artificially produced from the genetic banks of the Ship. To Zoheret and the other teenage inmates, Ship has been everything--parent, home, educator, friend. Then one day, Ship gives the teenagers a test which causes them to go against each other--and that could mean the end of mankind.

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