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Steampunk! [electronic resource] : An Anthology of Fantastically Rich and Strange Stories. Kelly Link.

Link, Kelly. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780763656386 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: Somerville : Candlewick, 2011.

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Summary, etc.: Imagine an alternate universe where romance and technology reign. Where tinkerers and dreamers craft and re-craft a world of automatons, clockworks, calculating machines, and other marvels that never were. Where scientists and schoolgirls, fair folk and Romans, intergalactic bandits, utopian revolutionaries, and intrepid orphans solve crimes, escape from monstrous predicaments, consult oracles, and hover over volcanoes in steam-powered airships. Here, fourteen masters of speculative fiction, including two graphic storytellers, embrace the genre's established themes and refashion them in surprising ways and settings as diverse as Appalachia, ancient Rome, future Australia, and alternate California. Visionaries Kelly Link and Gavin J. Grant have invited all-new explorations and expansions, taking a genre already rich, strange, and inventive in the extreme and challenging contributors to remake it from the ground up. The result is an anthology that defies its genre even as it...
Target Audience Note: Text Difficulty 4 - Text Difficulty 6
UG/Upper grades (9th-12)
940 Lexile.
6.2 ATOS Level
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 7747 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Young Adult Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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