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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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As the teenage ruler of his own country, Matt must cope with clones and cartels in this “electric blend of horrors and beauty” (Publishers Weekly), the riveting sequel to the modern classic House of the Scorpion, winner of the National Book Award, a Newbery Honor, and a Printz Honor.

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