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Summer Reading for Middle School: Patrick Ness

Reading makes your head and heart grow stronger. Websites, videos, and books to help middle school students develop their love of reading.

Patrick Ness

You Tube: A Monster Calls Book Trailer

"At seven minutes past midnight, thirteen-year-old Conor wakes to find a monster outside his bedroom window. But it isn't the monster Conor's been expecting-- he's been expecting the one from his nightmare, the nightmare he's had nearly every night since his mother started her treatments. The monster in his backyard is different. It's ancient. And wild. And it wants something from Conor. Something terrible and dangerous. It wants the truth. From the final idea of award-winning author Siobhan Dowd-- whose premature death from cancer prevented her from writing it herself-- Patrick Ness has spun a haunting and darkly funny novel of mischief, loss, and monsters both real and imagined."

You Tube: Chaos Walking - Monsters of Men

"A thriling new trailer for Patrick Ness's award-winning Chaos Walking trilogy, which is made up of The Knife of Never Letting Go, The Ask and the Answer and now the final, heart-pounding instalment, Monsters of Men."

Books by Patrick Ness