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Patrick Ness’s Carnegie Medal–winning masterwork is poised to attract a discerning crossover audience.The monster in Conor’s backyard is not the one he’s been expecting — the one from the nightmare he’s had every night since his mother started her treatments. This monster is ancient. And wild. And i

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Author Patrick Ness

Pages 224

Publisher National Geographic Books

Published Date 2013-03-12

ISBN 0763660655 9780763660659


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caleigh_knight shared a tip "Holy I did not expect this book. So beautiful. Slightly predictable but worth the read, and it's not long at all."

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jacci_mathews-brown shared a tip "So sad. My friend who lost her husband said this book helped her children. Beautiful and sad all wrapped up together."

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positivewriter shared a tip "I love this book so much. It made me cry like a baby the night I read it all the way through"

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addie_dillard shared a tip "Heart wrenching and discusses a truth to disease and family loss we don’t always want to admit"

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zaira_acosta shared a tip "All I'm gonna say is this book messed me up REAL good....I haven't cried this hard reading a book since ever."

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sapphirestone shared a tip "The emotion, the book design, and the power of story well-expressed."

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abby_hammond_976 shared a tip "This is a phenomenal book you could read in a two or three hour sitting. No matter how many times I reread it, I still cry!"

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philoni_ shared a tip "A book that will for sure tug at your heart strings!"

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samantha_jeanne shared a tip "really good book would definitely recommend to anyone"

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taylor_tratch shared a tip "The first book that actually made me cry. The illustrations are beautiful, really one of my favourite books"

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adrian_hernandez_5595 shared a tip "Have you watched the movie? I am reading a couple others"

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kaity_nicastri shared a tip "This is one of my favorites and it captures the grief and rage about losing someone before you lose them."

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NicRaeMae shared a tip "Made me cry. May never read it again but it'll stick with me. One of my favorite quotes came from this book."

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