Dust City

Dust City

Book - 2010
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Henry Whelp, son of the Big Bad Wolf, investigates what happened to the fairies that used to protect humans and animalia, and what role the corporation that manufactures synthetic fairy dust played in his father's crime.
Publisher: Toronto : Puffin Canada, 2010
ISBN: 9780143173311
9780670063963
Branch Call Number: WEST
Characteristics: 299 p.

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KianaTaylor
Jul 02, 2015

This book was very good and enjoyable, but the only thing that was unenjoyable was visioning the characters as humans not animals.

This book was really fun to read, it kept me capivated as I read this. I got the book when it was first published and the plot itself is well thought out. The chapters just seem to pass by so quickly that before you know it, you're done reading it for the fifth time.

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jperez166
Apr 18, 2013

I loved this book I liked the whole fairy dust thing!!!!

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OLIVER DUNN
Aug 25, 2012

funny plot line

KileyP Jun 11, 2012

I grabbed this book up before it got it's Forest of Reading nomination - and while I loved the White Pine winner, Dust City could have just as easily taken the prize in my books.

The world of fairy tales gets dark and gritty when we hear about Henry's side of the story as the son of The Big Bad Wolf. Henry wants answers, and to get them he ends up fighting his way through a criminal organization and a corrupted corporation dealing fairy dust (yep - fairy tales now come with drugs!).

A bit more of a challenging read, definitely for the older end of the YA spectrum, but a really enjoyable blend of fairy tale, mystery and darkness.

Tinkerbell4eva May 18, 2012

The BIG BAD WOLF!!!

Ivy7 Apr 30, 2012

I loved the book but i also love all books related to fairytales or fantasy.

ally19 Apr 24, 2012

When I first read the plot summary of the book I thought for sure it would be the best. However, I felt that it didn't fill my expectations fully. I was a huge fan of the writers clever connections to fairy tale characters. I would have liked the novel better if the book didn't have the "bad dust" made of grined fairy bones even though it was a uniqe twist to it I still would have liked it to be made of something else. I felt that the novel was very well writen and I was never bored while reading it. I recomend it to any one who loves fanisty books or mystery novels.

zai206rtms Apr 20, 2012

This book was very unusual from other books I have read.This may have been the first book I have read that is like this. It was unusual but fascinating. I recommend this book for readers who don't mind reading about fairy tales that have been a bit altered.

are543rtms Apr 20, 2012

Dust City was a bit unusual book. I enjoyed it a lot but I think that it could've been better. I think it was a bit confusing a lot of times and the author could've made it a bit more interesting. Anyway Dust City was a good book.

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EvilLibrarianz
May 23, 2012

EvilLibrarianz thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 12 and 12

hungergames007 Feb 23, 2012

hungergames007 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 10 and 15

Gibbles23 Dec 23, 2011

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Ólive May 19, 2012

Frightening or Intense Scenes: this book is scary and interesting because when i finished reading it, it helped me understand the darkness side of everybody and this is my opinion.

Ólive May 19, 2012

Other: love this book

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