The house of the scorpion by Farmer, Nancy (#23460R2)

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The house of the scorpion

by Farmer, Nancy
Paperback Atheneum Books for Yong Readers, 2002

$12.99

Overview
From Follett

"A Richard Jackson book"--Title page. In a future where humans despise clones, Matt enjoys special status as the young clone of El Patron, the one hundred forty-two-year-old leader of a corrupt drug empire nestled between Mexico and the United States.

Reviews & Awards
  • ALA Notable Children's Books, 2003
  • Book Links, 11/01/03
  • Booklist starred, 09/15/02
  • Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, 11/01/02
  • Horn Book Magazine, 11/01/02
  • Kirkus Reviews starred, 07/01/02
  • Kliatt, 09/01/02
  • Library Media Connection starred, 02/01/03
  • Michael L. Printz Honor, 2003
  • New York Public Library Books for the Teen Age, 2004
  • Newbery Honor, 2003
  • Publishers Weekly starred, 07/01/02
  • School Library Journal, 09/01/02
  • Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA), 10/01/02
  • Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA), 04/01/03
  • Wilson's Junior High School, 01/09/10
  • Wilson's Senior High School, 10/01/07
  • Wilson's Senior High School, 10/01/11
Product Details
  • Publisher: Atheneum Books for Yong Readers
  • Publication Date: May 1, 2004
  • Format: Paperback
  • Edition: First Atheneum Books for Young Readers paperback edition September 2002.
  • Dewey: -Fic-
  • Classifications: Fiction
  • Description: 380 pages : genealogical table ; 21 cm
  • ISBN-10: 0-689-85223-1
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-689-85223-7
  • Follett Number: 23460R2
  • Interest Level: 5-8
  • Reading Level: 5.1
  • ATOS Book Level: 5.1
  • AR Interest Level: MG+
  • AR Points: 15
  • AR Quiz: 61393EN
  • Reading Counts Level: 6.1
  • Reading Counts Points: 23
  • Lexile: 660L
  • Fountas & Pinnell: Z+