||Amani AlíHiza is an
expert gunslinger willing to risk everything
to escape her desert nation of Miraji. With
an uncanny ability to weasel out of trouble,
she finds her strength with the aid of a
mythical horse and a foreign fugitive.
Nonstop action, homage to the Wild West,
Hindu lore, Arabian Nights, Navajo
mythology, and steampunk combine for a wild
ride into the heart of the rebellion of the
reigning Sultan. Sepetys, Ruta. Salt to the
Sea. Philomel, 2016. The paths of four
teenagers from different homelands converge
during their escape from the violence of
WWII. Follow their journey in this rich
historical fiction novel as it retells one
of the greatest and least known maritime
tragedies of this time through the eyes of
these diverse characters. (Florida
Teens Read (FTR) 2017-2018)
|SUBJECTS: Action and adventure fiction.
Man-woman relationships -- Fiction.
Sharpshooters -- Fiction.