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The Resource The Chaos, Nalo Hopkinson, (electronic resource)

The Chaos, Nalo Hopkinson, (electronic resource)

Label
The Chaos
Title
The Chaos
Statement of responsibility
Nalo Hopkinson
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Navigate between myth and chaos in this journey filled with peril, self-discovery, and terrifying moments ( Publishers Weekly , starred review). Sixteen-year-old Scotch struggles to fit inat home shes the perfect daughter, at school shes provocatively sassy, and thanks to her mixed heritage, she doesnt feel she belongs with the Caribbeans, whites, or blacks. And even more troubling, lately her skin is becoming covered in a sticky black substance that cant be removed. While trying to cope with this creepiness, she goes out with her brotherand he disappears. A mysterious bubble of light just swallows him up, and Scotch has no idea how to find him. Soon, the Chaos that has claimed her brother affects the city at large, until it seems like everyone is turning into crazy creatures. Scotch needs to get to the bottom of this supernatural situation ASAP before the Chaos consumes everything shes ever knownand she knows that the black shadowy entity thats begun trailing her every move is probably not going to help. A blend of fantasy and Caribbean folklore, at its heart this tale is about identity and self acceptancebecause only by acknowledging her imperfections can Scotch hope to save her brother
Summary
Struggling to fit in because of her mixed-race heritage, 16-year-old Scotch is baffled when her skin becomes covered by a sticky black substance that cannot be removed at the same time her brother is swallowed up by a mysterious bubble of light and their town is overcome by a malevolent supernatural force
Storyline
Tone
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Character
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10107170
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DLC
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Hopkinson, Nalo
Index
no index present
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600
Literary form
fiction
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  • 9
  • 12
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dictionaries
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Overdrive Inc
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True
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  • Fantasy
  • Folklore
  • Young Adult Fiction
Target audience
adolescent
Label
The Chaos, Nalo Hopkinson, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781442409552
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775c83d8-881e-40ac-9f48-4525841907e2
Sound
unknown sound
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  • other
  • remote
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  • Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Kindle Book
  • OverDrive Read
Label
The Chaos, Nalo Hopkinson, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781442409552
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
775c83d8-881e-40ac-9f48-4525841907e2
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System details
  • Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Kindle Book
  • OverDrive Read

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