We Love Patrick Ness!

Patrick Ness’ book “A Monster Calls” has been adapted as a film and is being released soon. You can check out many of his other great books at your local library!
nessmonstercallscover.gif  A Monster Calls
204p. Grade 7+
Thirteen-year-old Conor awakens one night to find a monster outside his bedroom window, but not the one from the recurring nightmare that began when his mother became ill--an ancient, wild creature that wants him to face truth and loss.
nessknifeofnever.gif The Knife of Never Letting Go
479p. Grades 8+
Pursued by power-hungry Prentiss and mad minister Aaron, young Todd and Viola set out across New World searching for answers about his colony's true past and seeking a way to warn the ship bringing hopeful settlers from Old World.
nessaskandtheanswer.gif The Ask and the Answer
519p. Grades 8+
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.
nessmonstersofmen.gif Monsters of Men
603p. Grades 8+
As a world-ending war surges to life around them, Todd and Viola face monstrous decisions, questioning all they have ever known as they try to step back from the darkness and find the best way to achieve peace.
nessmorethanthiscover.gif More Than This
472p. Grade 9+
A boy named Seth drowns, losing his life as the pounding sea claims him. But then he wakes. He is naked, thirsty, starving. But alive. How is that possible? He remembers dying. So how is he here? And where is this place?
nessrestofusjust.gif The Rest of Us Just Live Here
317p. Grades 9+
What if you aren't the Chosen One? The one who's supposed to fight the zombies, or the soul-eating ghosts, or whatever the heck this new thing is, with the blue lights and the death? What if you're like Mikey? Who just wants to graduate and go to prom and maybe finally work up the courage to ask Henna out before someone goes and blows up the high school. Again.
nessmonstrousaffections.gif Monstrous Affections - Anthology
467p. Grades 8+
An anthology of stories explores the intersection of fear and romance, ambition and sacrifice, loneliness and rage, love requited and avenged, and the boundless potential for connection, even across extreme borders.
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