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The house of the scorpion

Author: Nancy Farmer
Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Book : Document : Fiction : Juvenile audience   Computer File : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Science fiction
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Farmer, Nancy.
House of the scorpion.
New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, ©2002
(DLC) 2001056594
(OCoLC)48796533
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Farmer
ISBN: 0689852223 9780689852220 9781439106556 143910655X
OCLC Number: 48796533
Notes: Sequel: The lord of Opium.
Michael L. Printz Honor for Excellence in Young Adult Literature, 2003.
Awards: Newbery Honor Book, 2003.
Michael L. Printz Honor for Excellence in Young Adult Literature, 2003.
Target Audience: Young Adult.; 660
Description: 380 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Youth : 0 to 6 --
In the beginning --
Little house in the poppy fields --
Property of the alacrán estate --
María --
Prison --
Middle age : 7 to 11 --
El patrón --
Teacher --
Eejit in the dry field --
Secret passage --
Cat with nine lives --
Giving and taking of gifts --
Thing on the bed --
Lotus pond --
Celia's story --
Old age : 12 to 14 --
Starved bird --
Brother wolf --
Eejit pens --
Dragon hoard --
Coming-of-age --
Esperanza --
Blood wedding Betrayal --
Age 14 : Death --
Final good-bye --
Farm patrol --
La vida nueva : Lost boys --
Five-legged horse --
Plankton factory --
Washing a dusty mind --
When the whales lost their legs --
Ton-ton --
Found out --
Boneyard --
Shrimp harvester --
El día de los muertos --
Castle on the hill --
Homecoming --
House of eternity.
Responsibility: Nancy Farmer.
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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.

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