Straw house

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Publisher:
Candlewick Press,
Pub. Date:
[2011]
Language:
English
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Written entirely on an iPhone, this quartet of YA novellas by Another Pan and Another Faust author Daniel Nayeri showcases four different genres.

This bold collection of novellas by Another series author Daniel Nayeri features four riveting tales. These modern riffs on classic genres will introduce young adult readers to a broad range of writing styles that explore universally compelling themes such as identity and belonging, betrayal and friendship, love and mortality.

Straw House: A Western sizzling with suspense, set in a land where a rancher grows soulless humans and a farmer grows living toys.

Wood House: This science-fiction tale plunges the reader into a future where reality and technology blend imperceptibly, and a teenage girl must race to save the world from a nano-revolution that a corporation calls "ReCreation Day."

Brick House: This detective story set in modern NYC features a squad of "wish police" and a team of unlikely detectives.

Blow: A comedic love story told by none other than Death himself, portrayed here as a handsome and charismatic hero who may steal your heart in more ways than one. With humor, suspense, and relatable prose, this hip and cutting-edge collection dazzles.

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9780763660147
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subject_facetDetective and mystery fiction
Detective and mystery stories -- Juvenile literature
Literature
Love stories
Mystery fiction
Romance fiction
Science fiction
Science fiction -- Juvenile literature
Short stories
Short stories -- Juvenile literature
Short stories, American
Western fiction
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Short stories, American
Western stories