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Results for Young Adult Fiction.
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Call #
CD YA FIC AVE
Edition
Unabridged.
Descript.
13 audio discs (approximately 16.5 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Time
163000
Descript.
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CD audio
Series
Note
Repackaged by Midwest Tape.
Title from web page.
Performer
Read by Natalie Naudus.
Note
Compact discs.
Summary
A strange darkness grows in Allward. Even Corayne an-Amarat can feel it, tucked away in her small town at the edge of the sea. She soon discovers the truth: She is the last of an ancient lineage, and the last hope to save the world from destruction. But she won't be alone. Even as darkness falls, she is joined by a band of unlikely companions: A squire, forced to choose between home and honor. An immortal, avenging a broken promise. An assassin, exiled and bloodthirsty. An ancient sorceress, whose riddles hide an eerie foresight. A forger with a secret past. A bounty hunter with a score to settle. Together they stand against a vicious opponent, invincible and determined to burn all kingdoms to ash, and an army unlike anything the realm has ever witnessed.
Subject
Genre
Alt Author
Naudus, Natalie, narrator.
ISBN/ISSN
9780063087682
09780063087682
Descript.
1 online resource
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Summary
A poignant novel of desperation, escape, and survival across the U.S.-Mexico border, inspired by current events. A BookPage Best Book of 2020! A Chicago Public Library Best of the Best of 2020! A School Library Journal Best Book of 2020! A New York Public Library 2020 Top 10 Best Book for Teens! Pulga has his dreams. Chico has his grief. Pequeña has her pride. And these three teens have one another. But none of them have illusions about the town they've grown up in and the dangers that surround them. Even with the love of family, threats lurk around every corner. And when those threats become all too real, the trio knows they have no choice but to run: from their country, from their families, from their beloved home. Crossing from Guatemala through Mexico, they follow the route of La Bestia, the perilous train system that might deliver them to a better life—if they are lucky enough to survive the journey. With nothing but the bags on their backs and desperation drumming through their hearts, Pulga, Chico, and Pequeña know there is no turning back, despite the unknown that awaits them. And the darkness that seems to follow wherever they go. In this striking portrait of lives torn apart, the plight of migrants at the U.S. southern border is brought to light through poignant, vivid storytelling. An epic journey of danger, resilience, heartache, and hope. Praise for We Are Not From Here : “A fierce and tender story . . . Relevant, timely, and perceptive.” —Margarita Engle, winner of the Pura Belpre Award and Newbery Honor "With poignant, exhausting lyricism and heart wrenching poetic prose, Jenny Torres Sanchez digs deep and shows us the throbbing, aching corazón—the hopeful, unbreakable spirit of the embattled immigrant. A book for the starving, lost soul." —Guadalupe García McCall, Pura Belpré Award-winning author of Under the Mesquite "An incredibly powerful, soul-searing YA. [I]mportant and necessary.... I could not put this book down." —Padma Venkatraman, award-winning author of The Bridge Home " We Are Not From Here is one of the most relevant and needed young adult novels of the year, a must-read." —Jennifer Mathieu, critically acclaimed author of The Liars of Mariposa Island and Moxie "An achingly beautifully story...masterfully told...Jenny Torres Sanchez is a true leader within young adult fiction." —Christina Diaz Gonzalez, award-winning author of The Red Umbrella " We Are Not From Here is absolutely stunning. It's raw and real, gritty and gorgeously told. A story that's painfully relevant today, and told with such precision and beauty, you can feel it. It's breathtaking and left me absolutely breathless." —Lauren Gibaldi, author of This Tiny Perfect World " We Are Not From Here is a book that will mark your heart. Jenny Torres Sanchez challenges us to feel, empathize and understand. A searing, necessary and ultimately beautiful book." —Alexandra Villasante, critically acclaimed author of The Grief Keeper * "A brutally honest, not-to-be-missed narrative...gripping, heart-wrenching, and thrilling." — Kirkus Reviews , STARRED REVIEW * "A candid, realistic story that will leave readers thinking about the characters—and about our own world—long after the last page." — SLJ , STARRED REVIEW * "Gripping, poignant...this soul-shaking narrative [recalls] the works of Gabriel García Márquez." — Booklist , STARRED REVIEW * "A devastating read that is difficult to put down, this unforgettable book unflinchingly...
Reproduction
Electronic reproduction. New York : Philomel Books, 2020. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2231 KB) or Kobo app or compatible Kobo device (file size: N/A KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject
Genre
ISBN/ISSN
9781984812278 (electronic bk)
Call #
YA FIC HIL
Edition
First edition.
Descript.
359 pages ; 22 cm
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Summary
"When the body of 17-year-old Kit Malloy is found out by the woods frozen to death and half-undressed in the back of the boy-next-door's truck, her sisters Tessa and Lilly are left to pick up the pieces, search for answers, and ultimately find their own voices"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject
Genre
ISBN/ISSN
9780062330406 (hardcover)
0062330403 (hardcover)
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