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The Resource The house of the scorpion, Nancy Farmer

The house of the scorpion, Nancy Farmer

Label
The house of the scorpion
Title
The house of the scorpion
Statement of responsibility
Nancy Farmer
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In a future where humans despise clones, Matt enjoys special status as the young clone of El Patrón, the 142-year-old leader of a corrupt drug empire nestled between Mexico and the United States
Summary
In a future where humans despise clones, Matt enjoys special status as the young clone of El Patron, the 142-year-old leader of a corrupt drug empire nestled between Mexico and the United States
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2003
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2002
  • Grand Canyon Reader Award (Arizona), Teen Book Category, 2005.
  • National Book Award for Young People's Literature, 2002.
  • Rhode Island Teen Book Award, 2004.
  • Sequoyah Book Awards (Oklahoma), Young Adult Books, 2005.
  • South Carolina Book Award, Junior Books, 2006.
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2003
  • Young Hoosier Book Award, Middle Books, 2006.
  • Young Reader's Choice Award (Pacific Northwest), Senior, 2005.
Awards note
National Book Award winner.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
076748
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1941-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Farmer, Nancy
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
660
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 6
  • 10
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Young adult fiction
  • Cloning
Target audience
adolescent
Label
The house of the scorpion, Nancy Farmer
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Newberry honor book"--Cover
  • "Michael Printz award for excellence in young adult literature American LIbrary Association P Honor book"--Cover
  • "National book award winner"--Cover
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
380 pages
Isbn
9780689852220
Lccn
2001056594
System control number
ocm48796533
Label
The house of the scorpion, Nancy Farmer
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Newberry honor book"--Cover
  • "Michael Printz award for excellence in young adult literature American LIbrary Association P Honor book"--Cover
  • "National book award winner"--Cover
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
380 pages
Isbn
9780689852220
Lccn
2001056594
System control number
ocm48796533

Library Locations

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