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
Member of
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
  • Newbery Honor Book, 2003.
  • Michael L. Printz Honor for Excellence in Young Adult Literature, 2003.
  • National Book Award Winners, 2002.
  • ALA Notable Books for Children, 2003.
  • ALA Best Books for Young Adults, 2003.
  • Ten Best Books for Young Adults, 2003.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
076748
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1941-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Farmer, Nancy
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Intended audience
660
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
  • blank
  • MG+
  • 6-8
Language note
In English
LC call number
  • PZ7.F23814
  • PS3556.A756
LC item number
  • Ho 2002
  • H68 2002
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
660
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 6
  • 10
Reading level
  • 5.1
  • 5.1
  • 6.1
  • 6.1.
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Mateo Alacran
Series volume
1
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Reading Counts RC
  • Reading Counts!
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cloning
  • Cloning
  • Science fiction
  • Cloning
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The house of the scorpion, Nancy Farmer
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Youth : 0 to 6 -- In the beginning -- The little house in the poppy fields -- Property of the Alacrán estate -- María -- Prison -- Middle age : 7 to 11 -- El patrón -- Teacher -- The eejit in the dry field -- The secret passage -- A cat with nine lives -- The giving and taking of gifts -- The thing on the bed -- The lotus pond -- Celia's story -- Old age : 12 to 14 -- A starved bird -- Brother wolf -- The eejit pens -- The dragon hoard -- Coming-of-age -- Esperanza -- Blood wedding -- Betrayal -- Age 14 -- Death -- A final good-bye -- The farm patrol -- La vida nueva -- The lost boys -- A five-legged horse -- The plankton factory -- Washing a dusty mind -- When the whales lost their legs -- Ton-ton -- Found out -- The boneyard -- The shrimp harvester -- El día de los muertos -- The castle on the hill -- Homecoming -- The house of eternity
Control code
ocm48796533
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st edition.
Extent
380 pages
Isbn
9780439579292
Lccn
2001056594
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780689852220
System control number
(OCoLC)48796533
Label
The house of the scorpion, Nancy Farmer
Link
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Youth : 0 to 6 -- In the beginning -- The little house in the poppy fields -- Property of the Alacrán estate -- María -- Prison -- Middle age : 7 to 11 -- El patrón -- Teacher -- The eejit in the dry field -- The secret passage -- A cat with nine lives -- The giving and taking of gifts -- The thing on the bed -- The lotus pond -- Celia's story -- Old age : 12 to 14 -- A starved bird -- Brother wolf -- The eejit pens -- The dragon hoard -- Coming-of-age -- Esperanza -- Blood wedding -- Betrayal -- Age 14 -- Death -- A final good-bye -- The farm patrol -- La vida nueva -- The lost boys -- A five-legged horse -- The plankton factory -- Washing a dusty mind -- When the whales lost their legs -- Ton-ton -- Found out -- The boneyard -- The shrimp harvester -- El día de los muertos -- The castle on the hill -- Homecoming -- The house of eternity
Control code
ocm48796533
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st edition.
Extent
380 pages
Isbn
9780439579292
Lccn
2001056594
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780689852220
System control number
(OCoLC)48796533

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