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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

Publishers Weekly

“Andrea’s desire for—and journey toward—justice, which is portrayed via simultaneously harrowing and tender flashbacks of her life with her husband and baby, proves a powerful exploration of hope amid displacement and despair.”—Publishers Weekly

 

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…