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The Chrysalids
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Large print edition from Ulverscroft Large Print Books (July 1, 1983); titled "Chrysalids"
9780708981313 | details & prices | 5.75 × 8.75 × 1.25 in. | 1.00 lbs | List price $29.99
About: Harrower's adaptation of Wyndham's classic story of a group of young people living in a post-holocaust world who have the power of telepathy.
Book cover for 9780748742868 Book cover for 9780786700417 Book cover for 9781590172926
from Createspace Independent Pub (February 11, 2015)
9781508441472 | details & prices | 100 pages | 8.50 × 11.00 × 0.23 in. | List price $8.50
This edition also contains The Chrysalids
from New York Review of Books (November 18, 2008)
9781590172926 | details & prices | 199 pages | 5.00 × 8.25 × 0.50 in. | 0.50 lbs | List price $14.00
This edition also contains The Chrysalids
About: The Chyrsalids is set in the future after a devastating global nuclear war.
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With David Harrower (other contributor) | from Nelson Thornes (June 1, 2001)
9780748742868 | details & prices | 54 pages | 5.00 × 7.50 × 0.25 in. | 0.15 lbs | List price $20.00
About: In a world where deviations from the norm are considered evil, David's talent to communicate by thought is a crucial secret.
from Carroll & Graf Pub (November 1, 1993)
9780786700417 | details & prices | 4.25 × 7.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.25 lbs | List price $3.95
About: The terrifying story of a world paralyzed by genetic mutation.
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Publisher Nelson Thornes
Publication date June 1, 2001
Pages 54
Binding Paperback
Book category Juvenile Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780748742868
ISBN-10 0748742867
Dimensions 0.25 by 5 by 7.50 in.
Weight 0.15 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $20.00
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In a world where deviations from the norm are considered evil, David's talent to communicate by thought is a crucial secret. (view table of contents) description: Product Description: Teacher requests for new drama by the best authors are met in these plays recently commissioned from leading professional playwrights. Revised National Curriculum requirements for students to read recent and contemporary drama are catered for in scripts specifically written for 11-16+. Having been performed as part of a nationwide youth theatre scheme, Connections are suited for school-based productions. Connections are ideal for class reading and studio performance, lasting about one hour each, and with casts of 7-20+. Activities and support material provided on a dedicated website will encourage pupils to engage with and think beyond the text.

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