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Maggot moon [electronic resource]. Sally Gardner.

Gardner, Sally. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780763665739 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: Somerville : Candlewick Press, 2013.

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General Note: Title from eBook information screen..
Summary, etc.: A 2014 Michael L. Printz Honor Book! In Sally Gardner's stunning novel, set in a ruthless regime, an unlikely teenager risks all to expose the truth about a heralded moon landing. What if the football hadn't gone over the wall. On the other side of the wall there is a dark secret. And the devil. And the Moon Man. And the Motherland doesn't want anyone to know. But Standish Treadwell—who has different-colored eyes, who can't read, can't write, Standish Treadwell isn't bright—sees things differently than the rest of the "train-track thinkers." So when Standish and his only friend and neighbor, Hector, make their way to the other side of the wall, they see what the Motherland has been hiding. And it's big...One hundred very short chapters, told in an utterly original first-person voice, propel readers through a narrative that is by turns gripping and darkly humorous, bleak and chilling, tender and transporting.
Target Audience Note: Text Difficulty 3
MG+/Upper middle grades (6th-12th)
690 Lexile.
4.5 ATOS Level
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 806 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Young Adult Fiction.
Science Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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