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Grasshopper Jungle: A History
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Speak
Publication date February 17, 2015
Pages 388
Binding Paperback
Book category Juvenile Fiction
ISBN-13 9780142425008
ISBN-10 0142425001
Dimensions 1.25 by 5.75 by 8.50 in.
Weight 0.75 lbs.
Original list price $10.99
Other format details juvenile
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: A 2015 Michael L. Printz Honor Book
Winner of the 2014 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Fiction


"Raunchy, bizarre, smart and compelling." --Rolling Stone


Grasshopper Jungle is simultaneously creepy and hilarious. Reminds me of Kurt Vonnegut’s in “Slaughterhouse Five,” in the best sense.” --New York Times Book Review
 

In the small town of Ealing, Iowa, Austin and his best friend, Robby, have accidentally unleashed an unstoppable army. An army of horny, hungry, six-foot-tall praying mantises that only want to do two things.

This is the truth. This is history.
It’s the end of the world. And nobody knows anything about it.
You know what I mean.

Funny, intense, complex, and brave, Grasshopper Jungle brilliantly weaves together everything from testicle-dissolving genetically modified corn to the struggles of recession-era, small-town America in this groundbreaking coming-of-age stunner.



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Hardcover
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from Dutton Childrens Books (February 11, 2014)
9780525426035 | details & prices | 388 pages | 6.00 × 8.50 × 1.75 in. | Rec. grade levels 10-12 | 1.10 lbs | List price $18.99
About: A 2015 Michael L.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780142425008
 
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from Speak (February 17, 2015)
9780142425008 | details & prices | 388 pages | 5.75 × 8.50 × 1.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 10-12 | 0.75 lbs | List price $10.99
About: A 2015 Michael L.
Prebinding
Book cover for 9780606367950
 
Reprint edition from Turtleback Books (February 17, 2015)
9780606367950 | details & prices | 388 pages | 5.75 × 8.25 × 1.50 in. | 0.95 lbs | List price $22.10
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