Rebellion of Thieves

Rebellion of Thieves

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Robyn Loxley can't rest now that she's the #1 Most Wanted Fugitive, Robyn Hoodlum. The harsh Nott City governor, Ignomus Crown, may have increased the reward for her capture, but this won't stop Robyn from masterminding her biggest mission yet: infiltrating the governor's mansion to rescue her parents.

The perfect opportunity arises when the Iron Teen contest comes to Sherwood. If Robyn scores high enough, she'll be invited to a dinner at the mansion. But performing well in the contest could put her directly in Crown's sights. Can she and her crew of misfit friends pull off such a grand scheme, or are they walking into bigger trouble than they can handle?

Continuing her high-adventure Robin Hood reboot, National Book Award finalist Kekla Magoon delivers more action and intrigue, as this unforgettable heroine and her motley crew fight for justice.
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Product details

  • 9-12
  • Hardback | 256 pages
  • 147 x 213 x 25mm | 363g
  • Bloomsbury Childrens Books
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 1619636557
  • 9781619636552
  • 2,305,492

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"A satisfying and nuanced follow-up to this hit series. Readers will anxiously anticipate the next installment." - starred review, School Library Journal

"Remains a perfect fit for reluctant readers in search of the next high-octane adventure series. . . . Fans of the first title will be eager for this one, only to devour it and crave the next." - Booklist

"Not just retelling, this both honors its legendary origins and is very much its own adventure. A fast-paced, futuristic adventure tale that will have readers feeling as though they've been on a physical and emotional roller coaster." - Kirkus Reviews

"Suspenseful and action-packed . . . Readers familiar with reality competition shows--and Hunger Games fans--will enjoy the Iron Teen element." - The Horn Book Magazine

"A compelling reboot of the Robin Hood myth." Rick Riordan, bestselling author of PERCY JACKSON & THE OLYMPIANS on SHADOWS OF SHERWOOD

"Thrilling. . . . This exciting page-turner will undoubtedly be a hit." starred review, School Library Journal on SHADOWS OF SHERWOOD

"The episodic quests call to mind the Percy Jackson adventures and will inspire a new generation to connect with Robin Hood s timeless tale." Booklist on SHADOWS OF SHERWOOD

"This colorful adventure does not easily fit into a genre box, as it combines futuristic elements with fantasy and folklore. . . . The adventure and cliffhanging ending will entice readers." Kirkus Reviews on SHADOWS OF SHERWOOD

"Magoon cleverly weaves elements of the Robin Hood tale into this futuristic story about social justice, friendship, and identity. The wily kid heroes and thrilling adventures will appeal to young readers." Horn Book Magazine on SHADOWS OF SHERWOOD

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About Kekla Magoon

Kekla Magoon is the author of Shadows of Sherwood, as well as several young adult novels, including the Coretta Scott King Honor Book How It Went Down; X, a National Book Award Finalist, NAACP Image Award Winner, and Coretta Scott King Honor Book; and The Rock and the River, for which she received the ALA Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe New Talent Award and an NAACP Image Award nomination. In addition to writing fiction, Kekla visits schools and libraries nationwide and teaches writing at Vermont College of Fine Arts.
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164 ratings
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4 34% (55)
3 25% (41)
2 4% (7)
1 1% (1)
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