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Burn

Burn

by Patrick Ness

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Overview

On a cold Sunday evening in early 1957, Sarah Dewhurst waited with her father in the parking lot of the Chevron gas station for the dragon he’d hired to help on the farm…

Sarah Dewhurst and her father, outcasts in their little town of Frome, Washington, are forced to hire a dragon to work their farm, something only the poorest of the poor ever have to resort to.

The dragon, Kazimir, has more to him than meets the eye, though. Sarah can’t help but be curious about him, an animal who supposedly doesn’t have a soul but who is seemingly intent on keeping her safe.

Because the dragon knows something she doesn’t. He has arrived at the farm with a prophecy on his mind. A prophecy that involves a deadly assassin, a cult of dragon worshippers, two FBI agents in hot pursuit—and somehow, Sarah Dewhurst herself. 

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062869494
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 06/02/2020
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 513,854
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 1.21(d)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

About the Author

Patrick Ness is best known for his books for young adults, including the Chaos Walking trilogy and More Than This. Twice in a row—for Monsters of Men and A Monster Calls—he won the Carnegie Medal, the oldest and most prestigious book award for children’s writing in the UK. A Monster Calls was also the first book ever to simultaneously win the Carnegie Medal and the Kate Greenaway Medal for illustration. Ness has taught creative writing at Oxford University and is a literary critic for the Guardian. Born in Virginia, he lives in London.


Jasika Nicole has voiced both Dana in Welcome to Night Vale and Keisha in Alice Isn't Dead, in addition to roles in Adventure Time, Justice League, Danger & Eggs, and the RPG A.G.E.N.T.S. of Mayhem. She's best known as Astrid Farnsworth in Fox's Fringe, and has since starred in Scandal, Underground, and The Good Doctor. Residing in LA with her wife, Nicole is a master maker; you can follow her creative exploits at jasikanicole.com.


With an MFA in acting from the University of Iowa, Joniece Abbott-Pratt has performed on regional theater stages across the country, including the Public Theater in New York City. She has also appeared on numerous television shows, including The Good Fight, Law and Order: SVU, Luke Cage, and Orange Is the New Black.