REVIEW. RITE OF REJECTION In the totalitarian dystopia in which Rebecca grew up, lives, careers, and roles are of course prearranged for the benefit of society, not individuals. Now 16, she is ready for the ceremony of Acceptance at which she will find an appropriate suitor. Boys receive Assignment to career positions. But Rebecca's hopes are in vain, and instead of Acceptance, she is granted Rejection, and must leave her community, branded a criminal and outcast. Readers of Dystopian YA will surely devour this well-designed story.