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The Resource Seraphina

Seraphina

Label
Seraphina
Title
Seraphina
Statement of responsibility
by Rachel Hartman
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Language
eng
Summary
Lyrical, imaginative, and wholly original, this New York Times bestseller with 8 starred reviews is not to be missed. Rachel Hartman's award-winning debut will have you looking at dragons as you've never imagined them before... In the kingdom of Goredd, dragons and humans live and work side by side – while below the surface, tensions and hostility simmer. The newest member of the royal court, a uniquely gifted musician named Seraphina, holds a deep secret of her own. One that she guards with all of her being.When a member of the royal family is brutally murdered, Seraphina is drawn into the investigation alongside the dangerously perceptive—and dashing—Prince Lucien. But as the two uncover a sinister plot to destroy the wavering peace of the kingdom, Seraphina's struggle to protect her secret becomes increasingly difficult... while its discovery could mean her very life. "Will appeal to both fans of Christopher Paolini's Eragon series and Robin McKinley's The Hero and the Crown." —Entertainment Weekly"[A] lush, intricately plotted fantasy." —The Washington Post"Beautifully written. Some of the most interesting dragons I've read." —Christopher Paolini, New York Times bestselling author of EragonFrom the Hardcover edition
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Summary
In a world where dragons and humans coexist in an uneasy truce and dragons can assume human form, Seraphina, whose mother died giving birth to her, grapples with her own identity amid magical secrets and royal scandals, while she struggles to accept and develop her extraordinary musical talents.
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Writing style
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2013
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2012
  • Library Journal Best Books 2012
  • Monica Hughes Award for Science Fiction and Fantasy, 2013.
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2012.
  • Sunburst Award for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic, 2013.
  • William C. Morris YA Debut Award, 2013.
  • YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2013.
  • OLA Best Bets, 2012.
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10126420
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
no index present
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760
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 12
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
Series statement
Seraphina
Series volume
0001
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Seraphina
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:43312e1a-77eb-45f3-812a-fb721c84d312
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780375896583
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Seraphina
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:43312e1a-77eb-45f3-812a-fb721c84d312
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780375896583
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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