Kingdom of souls. #1 / Rena Barron.
- 2 of 3 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
- 1 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)
1 current hold with 3 total copies.
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|Fertile Public Library||Y BAR (Text)||33500013127717||New||Checked out||12/21/2019|
|Fosston Public Library||Y BAR (Text)||33500013127725||New||Available||-|
|Godel Memorial-Warren Library||ya BAR (Text)||35500006222952||New||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9780062870957
- ISBN: 0062870955
- Physical Description: 485 pages ; 24 cm
- Edition: First edition
- Publisher: New York, NY : HarperTeen, 
Born into a family of powerful witchdoctors, Arrah yearns for magic of her own. But each year she fails to call forth her ancestral powers, while her ambitious mother watches with growing disapproval. There's only one thing Arrah hasn't tried, a deadly last resort: trading years of her own life for scraps of magic. Until the Kingdom's children begin to disappear, and Arrah is desperate to find the culprit. She uncovers something worse. The long-imprisoned Demon King is stirring. And if he rises, his hunger for souls will bring the world to its knees... unless Arrah pays the price for the magic to stop him.
- Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2019 August #1
Arrah hails from a family of powerful witch doctors, but much to her mother's disappointment, the tribal god Heka has yet to grant Arrah her own magic. After her sixteenth birthday passes without incident, her window for coming into magic closes. Ashamed and desperate, Arrah performs a dangerous ritual, trading years off her life in exchange for magical abilities, and as she uses them to save her missing friend, she learns a shocking truth behind the recent string of kidnappings in the kingdom. This discovery thrusts her into the middle of a deadly plot to unleash the ancient Demon King, and unless Arrah can put a stop to it, her entire world could be over. Here Barron introduces a fascinating pantheon of orishas set in a West Africanâinspired culture. Arrah is a tough-as-nails protagonist who overcomes odds stacked heavily against her, and riveting action and deeply emotional scenes make up for the occasionally slow pacing. Readers will delight in the possibility of more adventures in the fantasy world established in this captivating debut. Grades 8-12. Copyright 2019 Booklist Reviews.
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