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Exile from Eden
Or, After the Hole
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About The Book
From New York Times bestselling author Andrew Smith comes the stunning, long-awaited sequel to the groundbreaking Printz Honor Book Grasshopper Jungle.
It’s been sixteen years since an army of horny, hungry, six-foot-tall praying mantises forced Arek’s family underground and into the hole where he was born; it’s the only home he’s ever known. But now, post-end-of-the-world, the army of horny, hungry praying mantises might finally be dying out, and Arek’s ready to leave the hole for good.
All he has are mysterious letters from Breakfast, a naked, wild boy traveling the countryside with his silent companion, Olive. Together, Arek and his best friend Mel, who stowed away in his van, navigate their way through the ravaged remains of the outside world.
This long-awaited sequel to the irreverent, groundbreaking Printz Honor Book Grasshopper Jungle is riveting, compelling, and even more hilarious and beautifully bizarre than its predecessor.
About The Illustrator
Andrew Smith is the author of several novels for young adults, including Winger, Stand-Off, 100 Sideways Miles, and the Michael L. Printz Honor Book Grasshopper Jungle. He lives in a remote area in the mountains of Southern California with his family, two horses, two dogs, and three cats. He doesn’t watch television, and occupies himself by writing, bumping into things outdoors, and taking ten-mile runs on snowy trails. Visit him online at AuthorAndrewSmith.com.
- Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (September 24, 2019)
- Length: 368 pages
- ISBN13: 9781534422254
- Grades: 9 and up
- Ages: 14 - 99
- Lexile ® 900L The Lexile reading levels have been certified by the Lexile developer, MetaMetrics®
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Awards and Honors
- Chicago Public Library's Best of the Best
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- Book Cover Image (jpg): Exile from Eden eBook 9781534422254
- Author Photo (jpg): Andrew Smith Photograph by Kaija Bosket(0.1 MB)
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