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A monster calls : a novel

Ness, Patrick, 1971-

Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2011.

204 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.

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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.

Lexile: 730L

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ISBN:

978-0-7636-5559-4

LC Call No:

PZ7.N43843 Mok 2011

Dewey Class No:

[Fic] 23

Author:

Ness, Patrick, 1971-

Title:

A monster calls : a novel / by Patrick Ness ; inspired by an idea from Siobhan Dowd ; illustrations by Jim Kay.

Edition:

1st U.S. ed.

Publisher:

Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2011.

Physical:

204 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.

Summary:

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.

Target Audience:

730 Lexile.

Subject:

Self-actualization (Psychology)--Fiction.

Subject:

Monsters--Fiction.

Subject:

Mothers and sons--Fiction.

Subject:

Schools--Fiction.

Subject:

Single-parent families--Fiction.

Subject:

Breast cancer--Fiction.

Subject:

Loss (Psychology)--Fiction.

AE:PersName:

Kay, Jim, (Illustrator)

AE:PersName:

Dowd, Siobhan.

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