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The Ask and the Answer  Cover Image Book Book

The Ask and the Answer / Patrick Ness.

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  • ISBN: 9780763676179
  • ISBN: 0763676179
  • Physical Description: 553 pages ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: Second U.S. paperback edition 2014.
  • Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2014.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes bonus short story, "The wide, wide sea" a Chao walking story.
Summary, etc.:
Alternate chapters follow teenagers Todd and Viola, who become separated as the Mayor's oppressive new regime takes power in New Prentisstown, a space colony where residents can hear each other's thoughts.
Target Audience Note:
Young Adult.
770 Lexile.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader 4.6.
Reading Counts! 4.7.
Subject: Space colonies > Juvenile fiction.
Social problems > Juvenile fiction.
Telepathy > Juvenile fiction.

Available copies

  • 5 of 7 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Norfolk Library.


  • 0 current holds with 7 total copies.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Norfolk Library YA FIC NES (Text) 36058010300016 Young Adult Fiction Available -

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