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Children of Blood and Bone

Title

Children of Blood and Bone

Authors

Tomi Adeyemi

Publisher

Henry Holt and Company

Publication Year

2018

ISBN

9781250170972

Pages

531 pages

Genre

fantasy

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Seventeen-year-old Zélie, her older brother Tzain, and rogue princess Amari fight to restore magic to the land and activate a new generation of magi, but they are ruthlessly pursued by the crown prince, who believes the return of magic will mean the end of the monarchy.

Grade Level

9-12

Lexile Measure

HL670L

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Culture/Ethnicity; Racial Diversity; Single parent; Family member death; Family violence; Biethnic; Race discrimination; single father; death of a mother; abusive father; biethnic family; racism; marginalized group of people

Main Character

female teenager; male teenager

Race/Ethnicities

Black

Family Formation

single father

Awards

Books Are My Bag Readers Awards, 2018, Short List, Young Adult
Carnegie Medal, 2019, Long List, Children's Book
Kirkus Prize, 2018, Finalist, Science Fiction/Fantasy
Parents' Choice Award, 2018, Gold, Fiction
Southern California Independent Booksellers Award, 2018, Winner, Young Adult Novels
William C. Morris Award, 2019, Finalist
Wirral Paperback of the Year Award, 2019, Short List
25 Best Young Adult Books, 2018
Amazon Editors' Picks: Best Books of the Year, 2018 Young Adult
Best Books for Teens, 2018
Best Children and YA Books, 2018 Young Adults
Booklist Book Review Stars, 2018
Booklist Editors' Choice: Audio for Youth, 2018
Booklist Editors' Choice: Top of the List, 2018 Audio for Youth
Booklist Top 10 First Novels for Youth, 2018
Choices, 2019 Fiction Young Adult
Notable Children's Books, 2019 Older Readers
Notable Children's Recordings, 2019 Audio Book
NPR's Book Concierge, 2018 Young Adult
YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2019 Young Adult Fiction

Keywords

magic; royalty; quest; siblings; rebellion; soldiers; developing powers

Diversity Impact

indirect

Children of Blood and Bone


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