The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Volume I: The Pox Party: Taken from Accounts by His Own Hand an (Prebound)

The Pox Party: Taken from Accounts by His Own Hand an

By M. T. Anderson

San Val, 9781417807680, 353pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2008

Winter 2009 Kids' List

“This historical novel transports the reader to the early days of America's revolution. The future is open, everything is up in the air, and the hardest choice is one of loyalty: Should Octavian fight for the rebels who want to keep him a slave, or should he follow hope and side with the royalists who promise him personal freedom? Anderson's sequel to his award-winning The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing is a provocative story that continues to enlarge the young adult novel in thoughtful, glorious ways.”
— Mark David Bradshaw, Watermark Books, Wichita, KS
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For use in schools and libraries only. Set in Revolutionary Boston, Young Octavian is being raised by a group of rational philosophers known only by numbers. After he opens a forbidden door he learns the hideous nature of their experiments and his own chilling role in them.
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