Ballad & dagger (May 2022)

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  • Author(s): Older, Daniel Jose
  • Publisher:
    Disney/Hyperion
  • Series:
    Outlaw saints, 1
  • Document Type:
    Book
  • Additional Information
    • Alternate Title:
      Ballad and dagger
    • Publication Year:
      2022
    • Pages:
      384 p.
    • Library of Congress Control Number:
      2021051377
    • Dewey Decimal Classification:
      Fic
    • Reading Level (Grade):
      7 8 9 10 11 12
    • Starred Reviews:
      Publishers Weekly (March 28, 2022)
    • Subjects:
      Ethnic neighborhoods; Community life; Teenage musicians; Superhuman abilities; Imaginary places; Cuban Americans; Sephardim; Jewish people; Crushes in teenagers; Teenagers; Neighborhoods; Pianists; Celebrations; Murder; Magic; American people; Caribbean people; North American people; Brooklyn, New York City; New York City; Urban fantasy; Fairy tale and folklore-inspired fiction
    • Abstract:
      When sixteen-year-old Mateo and Chela discover each other and their powers during a political battle between neighborhood factions, they set aside their differences to unravel the mystery behind their sunken homeland and to stop a dangerous political operative who is trying to harness their gifts to unleash terror on the world.
    • Abstract:
      Explores themes of diaspora, colonialism, and identity via a vibrantly conceived, folklore-tinged urban fantasy that never loses sight of its immediate human elements, including a strong sense of community and blossoming attraction between its 16-year-old protagonists. Publishers Weekly
    • Reviews:
      Reviews of this Title
    • Country of Publication:
      United States of America
    • ISBN:
      9781368070829, hardback, US
      9781368070867, ebook, US
    • Accession Number:
      155957489