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Acclaimed authors Holly Black (Ironside) and Cecil Castellucci (Boy Proof) have united in geekdom to edit short stories from some of the best selling and most promising geeks in young adult literature: M.T. Anderson, Libba Bray, Cassandra Clare, John Green, Tracy Lynn, Cynthia and Greg Leitich Smith, David Levithan, Kelly Link, Barry Lyga, Wendy Mass, Garth Nix, Scott Westerfield, Lisa Yee, and Sara Zarr.

With illustrated interstitials from comic book artists Hope Larson and Bryan Lee O'Malley, Geektastic covers all things geeky, from Klingons and Jedi Knights to fan fiction, theater geeks, and cosplayers. Whether you're a former, current, or future geek, or if you just want to get in touch with your inner geek, Geektastic will help you get your geek on!

Synopsis:

Acclaimed authors Black ("Ironside") and Castellucci ("Boy Proof") have united in geekdom to edit short stories from some of the bestselling and most promising geeks in young adult literature, including M.T. Anderson, Garth Nix, and Scott Westerfield. Illustrations.

About the Author

Holly Black is the bestselling author of contemporary fantasy novels for teens and children, including Tithe: A Modern Faerie Tale and the #1 New York Times bestselling Spiderwick series. She has been a finalist for the Mythopoeic Award and the Eisner Award, and the recipient of the Andre Norton Award. Holly lives in Massachusetts with her husband, Theo, in a house with a secret library. Her website is www.blackholly.com.

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Ashleigh, January 16, 2011 (view all comments by Ashleigh)
Definitely one of the best anthologies I've read. A self-proclaimed nerd myself, I loved the stories and how yes, it was about nerdiness, but it was also about people just trying to live in this world. I found it hilarious and true.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780316008105
Author:
Black, Holly
Publisher:
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Editor:
Castellucci, Cecil
Author:
Castellucci, Cecil
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Fantasy & Magic
Subject:
Short stories
Subject:
Geeks (Computer enthusiasts)
Subject:
Children s humor
Publication Date:
20100631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 7 up to 17
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
432
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 x 1 in 0.86 lb
Age Level:
12-22

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Product details 432 pages Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - English 9780316008105 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Acclaimed authors Black ("Ironside") and Castellucci ("Boy Proof") have united in geekdom to edit short stories from some of the bestselling and most promising geeks in young adult literature, including M.T. Anderson, Garth Nix, and Scott Westerfield. Illustrations.
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