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A monster calls

Author: Patrick Ness; Siobhan Dowd
Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts Candlewick Press, 2016. ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : First U.S. editionView all editions and formats
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Thirteen-year-old Conor awakens one night to find a monster outside his bedroom window, but not the one from the recurring nightmare that began when his mother became ill--an ancient, wild creature that wants him to face truth and loss.
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Genre/Form: Young adult works
Juvenile works
Young adult fiction
Fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick Ness; Siobhan Dowd
ISBN: 9780763692155 0763692158
OCLC Number: 958289692
Target Audience: Ages 12 and up.
Description: 225 pages ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: Patrick Ness ; inspired by an idea from Siobhan Dowd.
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Thirteen-year-old Conor awakens one night to find a monster outside his bedroom window, but not the one from the recurring nightmare that began when his mother became ill--an ancient, wild creature that wants him to face truth and loss.

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A Monster Calls

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2017-03-10) Excellent Permalink

Get out the tissues for this heart-wrenching tale of grief and loss. As Connor's mother unsuccessfully fights to survive cancer, Connor is tormented by nightmares and rage. It's only as he can begin to accept his loss that the story concludes.

Excellent, powerful, read.

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