Halley

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$19.99
ISBN: 9780399176777
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - September 13th, 2016

Sefia lives on the run with her Aunt Nin. But when her aunt is kidnapped, Sefia's quest to rescue her takes her deep into a world full of mysteries. Young boys are being kidnapped and branded, pirates are sailing west for treasure, and an assassin is stalking Sefia through the woods. Sefia is also protecting something even Aunt Nin didn't know about: a book. In a world without readers, Sefia teaches herself to read, leading her to uncover a great secret. This book was such a surprise! With its complex world building and interesting characters, I was engrossed from start to finish.