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
  • Newbery Honor Book, 2003.
  • Michael L. Printz Honor for Excellence in Young Adult Literature, 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]
Illustrations
genealogical tables
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • Young Adult
  • 660
Intended audience source
Lexile
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
660
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 6
  • 10
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Reading level
  • 5.1.
  • 6.1.
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader
  • Reading Counts!
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cloning
  • Science fiction
  • Cloning
  • Science fiction
  • Cloning
  • Science fiction
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The house of the scorpion, Nancy Farmer
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Sequel: The lord of Opium
  • "A Richard Jackson Book."
  • Michael L. Printz Honor for Excellence in Young Adult Literature, 2003
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
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
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
380 pages
Isbn
9780689852220
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2001056594
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
genealogical tables
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)48796533
Label
The house of the scorpion, Nancy Farmer
Publication
Note
  • Sequel: The lord of Opium
  • "A Richard Jackson Book."
  • Michael L. Printz Honor for Excellence in Young Adult Literature, 2003
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
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
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
380 pages
Isbn
9780689852220
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2001056594
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
genealogical tables
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)48796533

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