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The house of the scorpion

Author: Nancy Farmer
Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2002. ©2002
Series: Mateo Alacran, 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document : Fiction : Juvenile audience   Computer File : English : 1st editionView 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: Young adult fiction
Science fiction
Juvenile materials
Young adult works
Fiction
Juvenile literature
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: 9780689852220 0689852223
OCLC Number: 48796533
Language Note: In English.
Awards: Newbery Honor Book, 2003
Michael L. Printz Honor for Excellence in Young Adult Literature, 2003.
National Book Award for Young People's Literature, 2002
ALA Notable Books for Children, 2003.
ALA Best Books for Young Adults, 2003.
Ten Best Books for Young Adults, 2003.
Target Audience: 660
Description: 380 pages ; 24 cm.
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.
Series Title: Mateo Alacran, 1.
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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