Scowler

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Equal parts haunting and horrifying, this YA literary horror novel gives readers insight into the mind of a controlling homicidal man. "Marvin Burke is one of the great monsters of literature, a figure of immense, credible terror and savagery."--Cory Doctorow, author of Little Children and coeditor of Boing Boing Imagine your father is a monster. Would that mean there are monsters inside you, too? Nineteen-year-old Ry Burke, his mother, and little sister eke out a living on their dying family farm. Ry wishes for anything to distract him from the grim memories of his father's physical and emotional abuse. Then a meteorite falls from the sky, bringing with it not only a fragment from another world but also the arrival of a ruthless man intent on destroying the entire family. Soon Ry is forced to defend himself by resurrecting a trio of imaginary childhood protectors: kindly Mr. Furrington, wise Jesus, and the bloodthirsty Scowler.

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ISBN:
9780375990946
9780385743099
9780307980878
9780385368384
Reading Level:
UG
Level 5.6, 12 Points
Lexile measure:
850L
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Last Grouping Update 2018-09-23 23:04:45PM
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subject_facet Families -- Iowa -- Fiction, Farm life -- Iowa -- Fiction, Horror tales, American, Iowa -- Fiction, Mentally ill -- Fiction, Meteorites -- Fiction, Violence -- Fiction
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