Book Club Kit: The Knife of Never Letting Go

The Knife of Never Letting Go (Chaos Walking #1)The Knife of Never Letting Go (Chaos Walking #1)
by Patrick Ness
First Published: 2008
10 Copies & Reading Guide

Prentisstown isn’t like other towns. Everyone can hear everyone else’s thoughts in an overwhelming, never-ending stream of Noise. Just a month away from the birthday that will make him a man, Todd and his dog, Manchee, whose thoughts Todd can hear, too, whether he wants to or not, stumble upon an area of complete silence. They find that in a town where privacy is impossible, something terrible has been hidden.

Reading Guide:
Walker Books – Teacher Notes – Includes questions, theme information, and more
YHS Junior Community Book Discussion – Includes questions written by Book Club participants

The Guardian (UK) – “The Silent Bark” by Frank Cottrell Boyce
The Guardian (UK) – “And the Winner Is…” by Julia Eccleshare

On the Web:
Patrick Ness’ Official Website –
Watch fan-made book trailers and reviews on YouTube.

If you enjoyed The Knife of Never Letting Go, read the rest of the trilogy:
The Ask and The Answer (Chaos Walking #2)
Monsters of Men (Chaos Walking #3)

You might like these, too:
Unwind (Book Club Kit) by Neal Shusterman
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
The Maze Runner by James Dashner
Uglies by Scott Westerfeld


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