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Ada Public Library Y CAR (Text) 33500013242680 New Available -
Breckenridge Public Library Y CAR (Text) 33500013242672 New Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062691903
  • ISBN: 0062691902
  • Physical Description: 440 pages : map ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2020]

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Summary, etc.:
"After unearthing a conspiracy at court, Red Sparkle Stone, the foundling orphan Empress Elisa has taken under her wing, dares to become a recruit for the Royal Guard-something no woman has done before"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 13 up. Greenwillow Books.
Grades 7-9. Greenwillow Books.

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2020 March #1
    When Red's formal adoption into the Joyan royal family is thwarted by Empress Elisa's enemies, she opts to enlist in the Royal Guard so that she can stay near those she loves—despite there having never before been a female guardsman. As Red trains, she also uncovers a deeper plot to overthrow the throne. Avenues of help are closing one by one, and it may come down to Red and her fellow first-year recruits to save the kingdom. Carson creates a worthy and sympathetic hero in Red, a minor character from the Girl of Fire and Thorns series, whom readers come to know through intermittent chapters that reveal a traumatic childhood. Her resulting PTSD is an occasional issue as well as an odd kind of protection while she unravels the source of political unrest and copes with being female and quasi-royalty in the Guard. Action, adventure, betrayal, and poison add up to a winner of a companion novel to be read alongside or after the series and related novella. Grades 8-12. Copyright 2020 Booklist Reviews.

Subject: Sex role > Juvenile fiction.
Kings and rulers > Juvenile fiction.
Foundlings > Juvenile fiction.
Kings, queens, rulers, etc. > Fiction.
Sex role > Fiction.
Foundlings > Fiction.
Sex role.
Genre: Young adult fiction.
Fantasy fiction.
Juvenile works.
Fantasy fiction.

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