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  • 13 of 15 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Montgomery City Public.

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0 current holds with 15 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Montgomery City Public Library YAF PRI (Text) 31927000020093 YA Fiction Available -

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Content descriptions

General Note:
"A Tom Dohery Associates Book"
Summary, etc.:
"10 years. 3 gangs. 1 girl's epic quest...Valerie Simons knows the Wars are dangerous -- her little brother was killed by the Boars two years ago. But nothing will sway Valerie from joining the elite and beautiful Herons to avenge his death - a death she feels she is responsible for. When Valerie is instead recruited by the mysterious Stags, their charismatic leader, Jax, promises to help her get revenge. Torn between old love and new loyalty, Valerie fights to stay alive as she races across the streets of San Francisco to finish the mission that got her into the gangs. The Illiad as you've never seen it before, A Thousand FIrs is and extraordinary debut that will leave you speechless." -- Inside cover.
Target Audience Note:
HL630L Lexile
Decoding demand: 95 (very high) Semantic demand: 100 (very high) Syntactic demand: 86 (very high) Structure demand: 89 (very high) Lexile
Subject: Revenge > Fiction.
Imaginary wars and battles > Fiction.
Brothers > Death > Fiction.
Gangs > Fiction.
Families > Juvenile fiction.
Gangs > Juvenile fiction.
Loyalty > Juvenile fiction.
Brothers > Death > Juvenile fiction.
Revenge > Juvenile fiction.
San Francisco (Calif.) > Fiction.
Genre: Young adult fiction.
Thrillers (Fiction)
Young adult works.

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