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Years ago, in the 2000s, someone handed me a novel about the journey of a girl in a post-apolyptic world where the sun was always covered by clouds, no plant life grew and the world was without color.

She was on some sort of journey to a temple and towards the end of the story she saw a plant grow in the barren earth, seeing color for the first time.

Anyone remember the title of this book or have any idea?

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It sounds a little like Gathering Blue from Lois Lowry's series of books set in the same universe as The Giver.

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...same universe? alternate universe? –  sq33G Feb 14 '13 at 23:19
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