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The House of the Scorpion
The House of the Scorpion
Author: Nancy Farmer
Fields of white opium poppies stretch away over the hills, and uniformed workers bend over the rows, harvesting the juice. This is the empire of Matteo Alacran, a feudal drug lord in the country of Opium, which lies between the United States and Aztlan, formerly Mexico. Field work, or any menial tasks, are done by "eejits," humans in whose brain...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780689852220
ISBN-10: 0689852223
Publication Date: 9/1/2002
Pages: 400
Reading Level: Young Adult
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  • Currently 4.6/5 Stars.
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4.6 stars, based on 20 ratings
Publisher: Atheneum/Richard Jackson Books
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback, Audio CD
Members Wishing: 3
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Very addictive book but it seems like it needs a sequal
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This book did not receive three awards for nothing. It is a book for the older grades but great to read. This author did an amazing job.
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