Provocative Reads: Exclusive Candlewick Press Sampler

Provocative Reads: Exclusive Candlewick Press Sampler

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Provocative Reads: Exclusive Candlewick Press Sampler by David Almond, Susann Cokal, Ron Koertge

The sampler includes poems from Ron Koertge’s Coaltown Jesus and chapters from Susann Cokal’s The Kingdom of Little Wounds and David Almond’s The True Tale of the Monster Billy Dean.

Coaltown Jesus
When Jesus shows up in Walker’s life, healing triumphs over heartbreak in Koertge’s finest and funniest novel yet.

The Kingdom of Little Wounds
A young seamstress and a royal nursemaid find themselves at the center of an epic power struggle in this stunning young adult debut.

The True Tale of the Monster Billy Dean
From master storyteller David Almond comes a gripping, exquisitely written novel about a hidden-away child who emerges into a broken world.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780763690236
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Publication date: 11/05/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 576,316
File size: 3 MB
Age Range: 13 Years

About the Author

The winner of the prestigious Hans Christian Anderson Award for his contributions to children’s literature, David Almond is best known for his children’s book Skellig, which tells the story of a young boy who meets a mysterious creature in the garage. He has also received awards for Kit’s Wilderness, The Fire-Eaters, A Song for Ella Grey, and My Name is Mina.

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