Steampunk!

An Anthology of Fantastically Rich and Strange Stories

By Link, Kelly & Grant, Gavin J.

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ISBN
978-0-76364-843-5 978-0-76365-638-6
Publisher
Candlewick


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School Library Journal

Starred Review on September 1, 2011

Gr 8 Up—Most readers have become familiar with the essential steampunk elements: clockwork automatons, brass goggles, mad scientists, brave adventurers, and Victorian imagery. However, this collection of short stories by some of the best YA authors today, including Libba Bray, Garth Nix, and Cory Doctorow, offers something different and takes the steampunk ethos to a new level. Within these pages, there's a little something for everyone. For the romantic, there is Holly Black...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on September 1, 2011

Fourteen not-so-short stories, two in graphic novel form, push the boundaries of steampunk. While the authors employ to excellent effect all the typical hallmarks of the genre (i.e., "gaslit alleys, intrepid urchins, steam-powered machines, and technologies that never were"), what's celebrated here is the atypical. Settings feature alien worlds, post-apocalyptic America, and colonial Australia; technologies range from biological weapons of mass de...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Junior Library Guild

Reviewed on October 1, 2011

The talented group of contributors consists of M. T. Anderson, Holly Black, Libba Bray, Shawn Cheng, Cassandra Clare, Cory Doctorow, Dylan Horrocks, Kathleen Jennings, Elizabeth Knox, Kelly Link, Garth Nix, Christopher Rowe, Delia Sherman, and Ysabeau S. Wilce. Stories by Cheng and Jennings are told in a graphic format. As the editors state in the introduction, this anthology has the requisite number of gaslit alleys, intrep...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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