Click

Linda Sue Park, contributor
Arthur A. Levine Books, October 1, 2007
Language: English
Hardcover: 978-0439411387
224 pages, ages 10 and up

Click: One Novel Ten Authors

A video message from a dead person. A larcenous teenager. A man who can stick his left toe behind his head and in his ear. An epileptic girl seeking answers in a fairy tale. A boy who loses everything in World War II, and his brother who loses even more. And a family with a secret so big that it changes everything.

The world’s best beloved authors each contribute a chapter in the life of the mysterious George “Gee” Keane, photographer, soldier, adventurer and enigma. Under different pens, a startling portrait emerges of a man, his family, and his gloriously complicated tangle of a life.

The full list of authors includes:

Roddy Doyle, Booker Prize-winning author of A Star Called Henry; Nick Hornby, author of About a Boy; Ruth Ozeki, author of My Year of Meats; Margo Lanagan, Prinz Honor Award-winning author of Black Juice; Linda Sue Park, Newbery Award-winning author of A Single Shard; David Almond, winner of the Whitbread Award and Carnegie Medal and author of Skellig; Gregory Maguire, author of Wicked; Tim Wynne-Jones, two-time winner of Canada’s Governor General’s award and author of One of the Kinder Planets; Deborah Ellis, author of The Breadwinner; Eoin Colfer, author of the Artemis Fowl Books.

Reviews

“ … those who follow the multi-strand plot will be rewarded with a thought-provoking and thoroughly engaging read.”

—Kirkus Reviews

“This beautifully crafted book brings together 10 authors, all of whom are great storytellers, to create a shared novel. … As strong in execution as it is in concept, the novel can be appreciated on a number of levels.”

—School Library Journal

“A chance to see ten of the best in the business in an entirely new setting.”

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