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The House of the Scorpion

Beginning with The House of the Scorpion—which received a Newbery Honor, National Book Award, and Printz Honor—this acclaimed young adult duology explores what it means to be human through the trials of a teen boy at the US–Mexico border who’s the clone of a powerful drug lord.

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Discover the National Book Award, Newbery Honor, and Printz Honor–winning modern classic and its riveting sequel—together in a collectible paperback boxed set for the first time!

Matt Alacrán was not born. He was harvested.

His DNA came from El Patrón, who is the drug-lord...

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