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Straw House, Wood House, Brick House, Blow

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Straw House, Wood House, Brick House, Blow
Written by Daniel Nayeri
Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780763663438
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Straw House, Wood House, Brick House, Blow
Four Novellas by Daniel Nayeri

author: Daniel Nayeri

This bold collection of novellas by Daniel Nayeri features four modern riffs on classic genres that explore universally compelling themes such as identity and belonging, betrayal and friendship, love and mortality:

Straw House: A Western sizzling with suspense is set in a land where a rancher grows soulless humans and a farmer grows living toys.

Wood House: A science-fiction tale plunges the reader into a future where reality and technology blend imperceptibly, and a teenage girl must race to save the world from a nano-revolution that a corporation calls “ReCreation Day.”

Brick House: A detective story set in modern New York City featuring a squad of “wish police” and a team of unlikely detectives.

Blow: A comedic love story told by none other than Death himself, portrayed as a handsome and charismatic hero who may steal your heart in more ways than one.

Filled with humor, suspense, and relatable prose, this cutting-edge collection dazzles.

“Language lovers as well as those who appreciate the artistry of a perfectly compact novella will consider this collection a treasure.” —Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books (starred review)
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Young Adult Novel / Paperback
age range:
14 yrs and up
# of pages/size:
416 / 6" x 9"
grade range:
Grade 9 and up
Fantasy; Native American; Short Stories, Collections & Anthologies;
author’s comments:
Daniel Nayeri is an editor and the author of several books for young readers, including Everything Sad is Untrue (A True Story). He loves pastry chefing and was once an award-winning stuntman.
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