|ON A REMOTE ISLAND UNTOUCHED BY TIME...
IN A CULTURE THREATENED WITH EXTINCTION...
A YOUNG LEADER MUST CHOOSE
HER BROTHER'S LIFE
AND HER PEOPLE'S SURVIVAL...
a Paterson Prize winner
a SANOC South Asia Book Award winner
* "consistently engrosses ... refreshingly hopeful and beautifully written"
- STARRED Review, KIRKUS
* "lovely...offering an enticing blend of mystic tradition & imaginative speculation"
- STARRED Review, PW
* "vividly written & expertly paced...a moving story that will stay with readers long
after the end"
- STARRED Review, SLJ
"succeeds spectacularly...an intricate but wholly accessible story"
- STARRED Review, BOOKLIST
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A winner of the PATERSON PRIZE
Winner, SANOC South Asia Book Award
A finalist (honor book) for the BOSTON AUTHOR'S CLUB JULIA WARD HOWE prize
A finalist for the NE SCBWI CRYSTAL KITE AWARD
A Kirkus Best Book for Young Adults
A Booklist Editor's Choice Best Books of the Year
An ALA and YALSA Best Book for Young Adults
An ALA Amelia Bloomer List selection
A CCBC choice
Starred review, Kirkus
Starred review, Booklist
Starred review, School Library Journal
Starred review, Publishers Weekly