The Resource Uprooted, Naomi Novik

Uprooted, Naomi Novik

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Uprooted
Title
Uprooted
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Naomi Novik
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Language
eng
Summary
Our Dragon doesn't eat the girls he takes, no matter what stories they tell outside our valley. We hear them sometimes, from travelers passing through. They talk as though we were doing human sacrifice, and he were a real dragon. Of course that's not true: he may be a wizard and immortal, but he's still a man, and our fathers would band together and kill him if he wanted to eat one of us every ten years. He protects us against the Wood, and we're grateful, but not that grateful. Agnieszka loves her valley home, her quiet village, the forests and the bright shining river. But the corrupted Wood stands on the border, full of malevolent power, and its shadow lies over her life. Her people rely on the cold, driven wizard known only as the Dragon to keep its powers at bay. But he demands a terrible price for his help: one young woman handed over to serve him for ten years, a fate almost as terrible as falling to the Wood. The next choosing is fast approaching, and Agnieszka is afraid. She knows--everyone knows--that the Dragon will take Kasia: beautiful, graceful, brave Kasia, all the things Agnieszka isn't, and her dearest friend in the world. And there is no way to save her. But Agnieszka fears the wrong things. For when the Dragon comes, it is not Kasia he will choose
Summary
A tale inspired by the "Beauty and the Beast" story follows the experiences of Agnieszka, who becomes the latest girl chosen to serve an immortal wizard who protects their village from the malevolent forces of a nearby forest
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Award
  • Nebula Award for Best Novel, 2015.
  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2015
  • Library Journal Best Books 2015
  • Locus Award for Fantasy Novel, 2016.
  • Mythopoeic Award for Adult Literature, 2016.
  • RUSA Reading List, 2016.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10401439
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Novik, Naomi
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
960
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wizards
  • Young women
  • Friendship
Target audience
adult
Label
Uprooted, Naomi Novik
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Publication
Copyright
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
438 pages
Isbn
9780804179034
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780804179034
Label
Uprooted, Naomi Novik
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
438 pages
Isbn
9780804179034
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780804179034

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