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The Resource Scythe, Neal Shusterman

Scythe, Neal Shusterman

Label
Scythe
Title
Scythe
Statement of responsibility
Neal Shusterman
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In a world where disease has been eliminated, the only way to die is to be randomly killed ('gleaned') by professional reapers ('scythes'). Two teens must compete with each other to become a scythe--a position neither of them wants. The one who becomes a scythe must kill the one who doesn't"--
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Summary
In a world where disease has been eliminated, the only way to die is to be randomly killed ('gleaned') by professional reapers ('scythes'). Two teens must compete with each other to become a scythe--a position neither of them wants. The one who becomesa scythe must kill the one who doesn't
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Character
Award
  • Westchester Fiction Award, 2018.
  • Rhode Island Teen Book Award, 2018.
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2016
  • YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2017.
  • YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, 2018.
  • Soaring Eagle Book Award (Wyoming), 2018.
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Provided by publisher
Awards note
  • Michael L. Printz Honor, 2017
  • YALSA Top Ten Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2017
  • Young Hoosier Middle Grades Award nominee, Grades 6-8 - 2018-2019.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10534989
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shusterman, Neal,
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
Intended audience
830L
Intended audience source
Lexile
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
830
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 8
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Arc of a Scythe
Series volume
[1]
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Science Fiction
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Social Issues / Death & Dying
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Action & Adventure / General
  • Death
  • Murder
  • Young adult fiction
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Scythe, Neal Shusterman
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes reading group discussion questions and activities
  • Includes preview to book 2 in the Arc of a Scythe trilogy, "Thunderhead"
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
21397131
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First paperback edition.
Extent
433 pages
Isbn
9781442472433
Lccn
2016006502
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Scythe, Neal Shusterman
Publication
Note
  • Includes reading group discussion questions and activities
  • Includes preview to book 2 in the Arc of a Scythe trilogy, "Thunderhead"
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
21397131
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First paperback edition.
Extent
433 pages
Isbn
9781442472433
Lccn
2016006502
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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