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A monster calls : a novel / by Patrick Ness ; inspired by an idea from Siobhan Dowd ; illustrations by Jim Kay.

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  • ISBN: 9780763655594
  • ISBN: 0763655597
  • Physical Description: 204 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: 1st U.S. ed.
  • Publisher: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2011.

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Summary, etc.: Thirteen-year-old Conor awakens one night to find a monster outside his bedroom window, but not the one from the recurring nightmare that began when his mother became ill--an ancient, wild creature that wants him to face truth and loss.

Available copies

  • 23 copies at Merrimack Valley Library Consortium. (Show)
  • 1 copy at Wilmington Memorial Library.

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0 current holds with 27 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Collection Status Due Date
Wilmington Memorial Library Teen Horror Ness (Text) Young Adult/Teen Fiction Available -
Subject: Self-actualization (Psychology) > Juvenile fiction.
Monsters > Juvenile fiction.
Mothers and sons > Juvenile fiction.
Schools > Juvenile fiction.
Single-parent families > Juvenile fiction.
Breast > Cancer > Juvenile fiction.
Loss (Psychology) > Juvenile fiction.
England > Juvenile fiction.
Self-actualization (Psychology) > Fiction.
Monsters > Fiction.
Mothers and sons > Fiction.
Schools > Fiction.
Single-parent families > Fiction.
Breast cancer > Fiction.
Loss (Psychology) > Fiction.
England > Fiction.

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