King of the pygmies

by Jonathon Scott Fuqua

Publisher: Candlewick Press in Cambridge, Mass

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • School stories,
  • Conduct of life,
  • Juvenile fiction,
  • Schizophrenia,
  • Fiction,
  • Mental illness,
  • Interpersonal relations,
  • High schools,
  • Auditory hallucinations,
  • Schools

About the Edition

After hearing what he believes are other peoples" thoughts and learning that he may have schizophrenia, high school sophomore Penn has to decide whether to accept the diagnosis.

Edition Notes

Ages 14 and up.

StatementJonathon Scott Fuqua
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.F96627 Kin 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination248 pages ;
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26350081M
ISBN 100763634123
ISBN 109780763634124
OCLC/WorldCa175226598

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King of the Pygmies focuses on Penrod Swayne, a boy with a problem. He is hearing voices that he thinks are the thoughts of his parents and friends and retarded brother. His perception is further muddled by an uncle, Hewitt, who was once the town's police chief but is now the town drunk.5/5(5).

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Havre-de-Grace, Maryland isn’t the kind of place where miracles happen. That’s why when fifteen-year-old Penn starts to hear voices, he is terrified.

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Emily Hahn wrote a book about it (Congo Solo). Much later, Colin Turnbull stayed at Camp Putnam to study the pygmies and to write The Forest People.

Sadly, at the end of an extraordinary life. King Of The Pygmies is a lovely story of affliction and positive change evolves. COPYRIGHT Midwest Book Review No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.

Hewitt, who suffers from a similar mental disorder, convinces Penn that the voices in his head signify that he is a member of a secret society of mind-reading super-humans called the Pygmies. This odd plotline may cause readers to raise their eyebrows in suspicion, and rightly so, since it requires them to wonder how much suspension of Author: Jonathon Scott Fuqua.

Page 1 of More Books. More by this Author. A great while ago, when the world was full of wonders, there lived an earth-born Giant, named Antaeus, and a million or more of curious little earth-born people, who were called Pygmies.

Pygmy is an epistolary novel. Each chapter is a dispatch from the main character, Pygmy, writing as Agent Num presumably to his home country's government. The book uses incorrect grammar, mostly comical "Engrish", written in a detached, scientific : Chuck Palahniuk.

El Reino del Dragón de Oro = Kingdom of the Golden Dragon (Eagle and Jaguar #2), Isabel Allende Kingdom of the Golden Dragon is a book by Chilean writer Isabel Allende. It is the sequel to City of the Beasts and the prequel to Forest of the Pygmies.

The plot is set in the Forbidden Kingdom, a remote Himalayan country/5. King of the pygmies. [Jonathon Scott Fuqua] -- After hearing what he believes are other peoples' thoughts and learning that he may have schizophrenia, high school sophomore Penn has to decide whether to accept the diagnosis.

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He is also the author of three much lauded, award-winning young adult novels: King of the Pygmies, DARBY, and The Willoughby Spit Wonder/5. This Pygmy King is one of the royalty within the Ringed City, who directly inherited the Dark Soul and protected it within themselves, being descendants of the Furtive Pygmy.

Gwyn gifted them the city as a sort of peace offering, as well as his daughter Filianore, Drops: None. King Kosongo also enslaves the Pygmies from the surrounding forest. When Alex and Nadia arrive in Ngoube, they realise their purpose does not only involve looking for the lost missionaries.

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Forest of the Pygmies (Spanish: El Bosque de los Pigmeos) is a novel by Chilean novelist Isabel Allende and a sequel to City of the Beasts and Kingdom of the Golden Dragon.

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