Dactyl Hill Squad Daniel José Older

Dactyl Hill Squad

Author: Daniel José Older
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Book Title
Dactyl Hill Squad
Author
Daniel José Older
ISBN
9781338268812
An unforgettable historical, high-octane adventure. -- Dav Pilkey, author-illustrator of the Dog Man seriesIt's 1863 and dinosaurs roam the streets of New York as the Civil War rages between raptor-mounted armies down South. Magdalys Roca and her friends from the Colored Orphan Asylum are on a field trip when the Draft Riots break out, and a number of their fellow orphans are kidnapped by an evil magistrate, Richard Riker. Magdalys and her friends flee to Brooklyn and settle in the Dactyl Hill neighborhood, where black and brown New Yorkers have set up an independent community -- a safe haven from the threats of Manhattan. Together with the Vigilance Committee, they train to fly on dactylback, discover new friends and amazing dinosaurs, and plot to take down Riker. Can Magdalys and the squad rescue the rest of their friends before it's too late?Binding Type: HardcoverAuthor: Daniel José OlderPublisher: Arthur A. Levine BooksPublished: 09/11/2018ISBN: 9781338268812Pages: 272Weight: 0.80lbsSize: 8.30h x 5.50w x 1.10dReview Citations: Publishers Weekly 07/16/2018Kirkus Reviews 07/15/2018Booklist 08/01/2018School Library Journal 08/01/2018 pg. 68Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 09/01/2018Kirkus Reviews Fall Preview 08/15/2018 pg. 64Shelf Awareness 09/18/2018Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2019 - Recommended, SatisfactoryAccelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 198166 / Dactyl Hill SquadReading Level: 5.5 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 7
An unforgettable historical, high-octane adventure. -- Dav Pilkey, author-illustrator of the Dog Man series
It's 1863 and dinosaurs roam the streets of New York as the Civil War rages between raptor-mounted armies down South. Magdalys Roca and her friends from the Colored Orphan Asylum are on a field trip when the Draft Riots break out, and a number of their fellow orphans are kidnapped by an evil magistrate, Richard Riker.

Magdalys and her friends flee to Brooklyn and settle in the Dactyl Hill neighborhood, where black and brown New Yorkers have set up an independent community -- a safe haven from the threats of Manhattan. Together with the Vigilance Committee, they train to fly on dactylback, discover new friends and amazing dinosaurs, and plot to take down Riker. Can Magdalys and the squad rescue the rest of their friends before it's too late?

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Daniel José Older
Publisher: Arthur A. Levine Books
Published: 09/11/2018
ISBN: 9781338268812
Pages: 272
Weight: 0.80lbs
Size: 8.30h x 5.50w x 1.10d

Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 07/16/2018
Kirkus Reviews 07/15/2018
Booklist 08/01/2018
School Library Journal 08/01/2018 pg. 68
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 09/01/2018
Kirkus Reviews Fall Preview 08/15/2018 pg. 64
Shelf Awareness 09/18/2018
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2019 - Recommended, Satisfactory

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 198166 / Dactyl Hill Squad
Reading Level: 5.5 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 7
An unforgettable historical, high-octane adventure. -- Dav Pilkey, author-illustrator of the Dog Man series
It's 1863 and dinosaurs roam the streets of New York as the Civil War rages between raptor-mounted armies down South. Magdalys Roca and her friends from the Colored Orphan Asylum are on a field trip when the Draft Riots break out, and a number of their fellow orphans are kidnapped by an evil magistrate, Richard Riker.

Magdalys and her friends flee to Brooklyn and settle in the Dactyl Hill neighborhood, where black and brown New Yorkers have set up an independent community -- a safe haven from the threats of Manhattan. Together with the Vigilance Committee, they train to fly on dactylback, discover new friends and amazing dinosaurs, and plot to take down Riker. Can Magdalys and the squad rescue the rest of their friends before it's too late?

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Daniel José Older
Publisher: Arthur A. Levine Books
Published: 09/11/2018
ISBN: 9781338268812
Pages: 272
Weight: 0.80lbs
Size: 8.30h x 5.50w x 1.10d

Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 07/16/2018
Kirkus Reviews 07/15/2018
Booklist 08/01/2018
School Library Journal 08/01/2018 pg. 68
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 09/01/2018
Kirkus Reviews Fall Preview 08/15/2018 pg. 64
Shelf Awareness 09/18/2018
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2019 - Recommended, Satisfactory

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 198166 / Dactyl Hill Squad
Reading Level: 5.5 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 7