-Tender, comforting, and complex.- --Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
-Drawn with exquisite precision and quiet dashes of humor.- --Publishers Weekly (starred review)
-A lovely, ruminative selection.- --School Library Journal (starred review)
-I haven't read anything that has moved me this much since Wonder.- --Jennifer Niven, author of All the Bright Places
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Poor Princess Anya. Forced to live with her evil stepmother's new husband, her evil stepstepfather. Plagued with an unfortunate ability to break curses with a magic-assisted kiss. And forced to go on the run when her stepstepfather decides to make the kingdom entirely his own.
American Street is an evocative and powerful coming-of-age story perfect for fans of Everything, Everything; Bone Gap; and All American Boys. In this stunning debut novel, Pushcart-nominated author Ibi Zoboi draws on her own experience as a young Haitian immigrant, infusing this lyrical exploration of America with magical realism and vodou culture.
Fans of Star Wars and Divergent will revel in internationally bestselling author Veronica Roth's stunning new science-fiction fantasy series.