Descendant of the Crane Joan He

Descendant of the Crane

Author: Joan He
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Book Title
Descendant of the Crane
Author
Joan He
ISBN
9780807515518
"Deep world-building, magical family secrets, and intricate palace politics--Descendant of the Crane soars from page one. Its twists and treacheries kept me guessing until the very end." Rachel Hartman, New York Times bestselling author of SeraphinaTyrants cut out hearts. Rulers sacrifice their own. Princess Hesina of Yan has always been eager to shirk the responsibilities of the crown, but when her beloved father is murdered, she's thrust into power, suddenly the queen of an unstable kingdom. Determined to find her father's killer, Hesina does something desperate: she enlists the aid of a soothsayer--a treasonous act, punishable by death... because in Yan, magic was outlawed centuries ago.Using the information illicitly provided by the sooth, and uncertain if she can trust even her family, Hesina turns to Akira--a brilliant investigator who's also a convicted criminal with secrets of his own. With the future of her kingdom at stake, can Hesina find justice for her father? Or will the cost be too high?In this shimmering Chinese-inspired fantasy, debut author Joan He introduces a determined and vulnerable young heroine struggling to do right in a world brimming with deception.Binding Type: HardcoverAuthor: Joan HePublisher: Aw TeenPublished: 04/09/2019ISBN: 9780807515518Pages: 416Weight: 1.22lbsSize: 8.30h x 5.50w x 1.50dReview Citations: Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 03/01/2019Kirkus Reviews 03/01/2019Booklist 04/01/2019 pg. 65BookPage 04/01/2019Foreword 04/26/2019Publishers Weekly 05/20/2019School Library Journal 06/14/2019 pg. 1Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 502037 / Descendant of the CraneReading Level: 5.4 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 16

"Deep world-building, magical family secrets, and intricate palace politics--Descendant of the Crane soars from page one. Its twists and treacheries kept me guessing until the very end." Rachel Hartman, New York Times bestselling author of Seraphina

Tyrants cut out hearts. Rulers sacrifice their own. Princess Hesina of Yan has always been eager to shirk the responsibilities of the crown, but when her beloved father is murdered, she's thrust into power, suddenly the queen of an unstable kingdom. Determined to find her father's killer, Hesina does something desperate: she enlists the aid of a soothsayer--a treasonous act, punishable by death... because in Yan, magic was outlawed centuries ago.

Using the information illicitly provided by the sooth, and uncertain if she can trust even her family, Hesina turns to Akira--a brilliant investigator who's also a convicted criminal with secrets of his own. With the future of her kingdom at stake, can Hesina find justice for her father? Or will the cost be too high?

In this shimmering Chinese-inspired fantasy, debut author Joan He introduces a determined and vulnerable young heroine struggling to do right in a world brimming with deception.



Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Joan He
Publisher: Aw Teen
Published: 04/09/2019
ISBN: 9780807515518
Pages: 416
Weight: 1.22lbs
Size: 8.30h x 5.50w x 1.50d

Review Citations: Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 03/01/2019
Kirkus Reviews 03/01/2019
Booklist 04/01/2019 pg. 65
BookPage 04/01/2019
Foreword 04/26/2019
Publishers Weekly 05/20/2019
School Library Journal 06/14/2019 pg. 1

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 502037 / Descendant of the Crane
Reading Level: 5.4 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 16

"Deep world-building, magical family secrets, and intricate palace politics--Descendant of the Crane soars from page one. Its twists and treacheries kept me guessing until the very end." Rachel Hartman, New York Times bestselling author of Seraphina

Tyrants cut out hearts. Rulers sacrifice their own. Princess Hesina of Yan has always been eager to shirk the responsibilities of the crown, but when her beloved father is murdered, she's thrust into power, suddenly the queen of an unstable kingdom. Determined to find her father's killer, Hesina does something desperate: she enlists the aid of a soothsayer--a treasonous act, punishable by death... because in Yan, magic was outlawed centuries ago.

Using the information illicitly provided by the sooth, and uncertain if she can trust even her family, Hesina turns to Akira--a brilliant investigator who's also a convicted criminal with secrets of his own. With the future of her kingdom at stake, can Hesina find justice for her father? Or will the cost be too high?

In this shimmering Chinese-inspired fantasy, debut author Joan He introduces a determined and vulnerable young heroine struggling to do right in a world brimming with deception.



Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Joan He
Publisher: Aw Teen
Published: 04/09/2019
ISBN: 9780807515518
Pages: 416
Weight: 1.22lbs
Size: 8.30h x 5.50w x 1.50d

Review Citations: Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 03/01/2019
Kirkus Reviews 03/01/2019
Booklist 04/01/2019 pg. 65
BookPage 04/01/2019
Foreword 04/26/2019
Publishers Weekly 05/20/2019
School Library Journal 06/14/2019 pg. 1

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 502037 / Descendant of the Crane
Reading Level: 5.4 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 16