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Spring 2022

Amazona

Andrea, a young Indigenous Colombian woman, has returned to the land she calls home. Only nineteen years old, she comes to mourn her lost child, carrying a box in her arms. And she comes with Read More →

  • Lexile: 430
  • Dewey: 741.5/9861
  • Copyright: 2022

Reviews

School Library Journal

“Canizales’s shadow-filled, jungle-focused, black-and-white art captures the pain of displacement from one’s physical and spiritual world . . . [P]resents teens with many compelling visual and emotional moments.”—School Library Journal

 

Booklist

“[T]he story—part thriller, part political drama—will grip readers from page 1.”—Booklist

 

Kirkus Reviews

“Simply powerful, Colombian artist Canizales’ illuminating, expressively rendered graphic novel translated from the Spanish contains moments of great beauty (particularly Andrea’s memories of her husband and father) among numerous scenes of deep anguish . . . A brutal, vital…