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The knife of never letting go / Patrick Ness.

Ness, Patrick, 1971- (Author). Ness, Patrick, 1971- New World. (Added Author).


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.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780763676186
  • ISBN: 0763676187
  • Physical Description: 512 pages ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: Second U.S. paperback edition.
  • Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2014.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes bonus short story, "The new world" a Chao walking story.
Formatted Contents Note:
Knife of never letting go -- New world.
Target Audience Note:
Age 14 and up.
860L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning UG 4.4 16.
Accelerated Reader 4.4.
Reading Counts! 5.6.
Accelerated Reader AR UG 4.4 16 124840.
Subject: Social problems > Fiction.
Dogs > Fiction.
Human-animal relationships > Fiction.
Space colonies > Fiction.
Telepathy > Fiction.
Human-animal communication > Fiction.
Genre: Science fiction.

Available copies

  • 10 of 10 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Cass County.


  • 0 current holds with 10 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Cass County Library-Harrisonville YA NES 2014 (Text) 0002204864611 Young Adult Fiction Available -
Cass County Library-Northern Resource Center YA NES 2014 (Text) 0002205468842 Young Adult Fiction Available -

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