February 25, 2018

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Divergent Dystopic Visions

Not Divergent divergent, but diverse, unexpected, small press books diverging from the post-apocalyptic formula of yesteryear: that’s what we’ve got for you today. The Marrow Thieves won both the Kirkus Prize and the Canadian Governor General’s Literary Award, and has shown up on the year-end lists for Kirkus and School Library Journal — not bad […]

The Marrow Thieves by Cherie Dimaline | SLJ Review

Gr 8 Up –In a dystopian future, a young Métis boy, Frenchie, comes of age while fleeing capture.