Grasshopper jungle [electronic resource]. Andrew Smith.
- ISBN: 9781101590065 (electronic bk)
- Date Published: 2014.
|Summary, etc.:|| In the small town of Ealing, Iowa, Austin and his best friend Robby have accidentally unleashed an unstoppable army. An army of horny, hungry, six-foot-tall praying mantises that only want to do two things. This is the truth. This is history. It's the end of the world. And nobody knows anything about it. You know what I mean. Funny, intense, complex, and brave, Grasshopper Jungle brilliantly weaves together everything from testicle-dissolving genetically modified corn to the struggles of recession-era, small-town America in this groundbreaking coming-of-age stunner. "Original, weird, sexy, thought-provoking and guaranteed to stir controversy. One hell of a book." – Michael Grant, New York Times bestselling author of the Gone series "Andrew Smith is the bravest storyteller I know. Grasshopper Jungle is the most intelligent and gripping book I've read in over a decade. I didn't move for...
|Target Audience Note:|| Grade 5
UG/Upper grades (9th-12)
6.2 ATOS Level
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. New York : Dutton Children's, 2014. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 682 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB).
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