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King and the Dragonflies

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ISBN: 9780702302817
AuthorCallender, Kacen
Pub Date04/06/2020
BindingPaperback
Pages272
CountryGBR
Dewey813.6
Publisher: Scholastic
Quick overview King's older brother, Khalid, has died, and grief is tearing the family apart. It would be easier if King could talk with his best friend, Sandy, but Khalid had told King to end the friendship. "You don't want anyone to think you're gay too, do you?" When Sandy goes missing, King's secrets start piling up beyond what he can bear.
€7.97




In a small but turbulent Louisiana town, King lost his
older brother. To move on, he must find himself.
King is convinced his brother isn't dead,
that he has instead turned into a dragonfly, and he searches
for Khalid down by the bayou.


Khalid visits him in turn, in King's dreams. King must keep
these secrets to himself as he watches grief transform
his family.


It would be easier if King could talk with his best friend, Sandy.
But King had ended their friendship. Before his death, his brother
had said, "You don't want anyone to think you're gay too,
do you?"


But when Sandy goes missing, sparking a
town-wide search, King finds his former best friend and the two begin
an adventure as they hide Sandy down by the bayou, among the
dragonflies. As King's friendship with Sandy is reignited,
he's forced to confront questions about himself and the reality
of his brother's death.





In this raw and exquisite story, we see that love can set
us all free.


Longlisted for the 2020 National Book Awards for Young
People's Literature (US)

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In a small but turbulent Louisiana town, King lost his
older brother. To move on, he must find himself.
King is convinced his brother isn't dead,
that he has instead turned into a dragonfly, and he searches
for Khalid down by the bayou.


Khalid visits him in turn, in King's dreams. King must keep
these secrets to himself as he watches grief transform
his family.


It would be easier if King could talk with his best friend, Sandy.
But King had ended their friendship. Before his death, his brother
had said, "You don't want anyone to think you're gay too,
do you?"


But when Sandy goes missing, sparking a
town-wide search, King finds his former best friend and the two begin
an adventure as they hide Sandy down by the bayou, among the
dragonflies. As King's friendship with Sandy is reignited,
he's forced to confront questions about himself and the reality
of his brother's death.





In this raw and exquisite story, we see that love can set
us all free.


Longlisted for the 2020 National Book Awards for Young
People's Literature (US)

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