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Author: Gene Luen Yang; Lark Pien
Publisher: New York : First Second, [2013]
Series: Boxers & Saints, [book 2]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"China, 1898. An unwanted and unwelcome fourth daughter, Four-Girl isn't even given a proper name by her family when she's born. She finally finds friendship-- and a name, Vibiana -- in the most unlikely of places: Christianity. But China is a dangerous place for Christians. The Boxer Rebellion is in full swing, and bands of young men roam the countryside, murdering Westerners and Chinese Christians alike. Torn  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Comic books, strips, etc
Graphic novels
Young adult nonfiction
Young adult books
Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Young adult works
Tecknade serier
Skönlitteratur
Cartoons
Cartoons and comics
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gene Luen Yang; Lark Pien
ISBN: 9781596436893 1596436891 9781480615106 1480615102 9780606323055 0606323058
OCLC Number: 855200215
Awards: National Book Award for Young People's Literature Finalist, 2013
Boston Globe/Horn Book Fiction Honor, 2014
Description: 170 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: 1] Boxers --
[2] Saints.
Series Title: Boxers & Saints, [book 2]
Responsibility: Gene Luen Yang ; color by Lark Pien.

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China, 1898. An unwanted fourth daughter, Four-Girl isn't even given a proper name by her family. She finds friendship - and a name, Vibiana - in the most unlikely of places: Christianity. But China  Read more...
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A masterful work of historical fiction that happens to be in the form of a graphic novel, and a very accessible view into a complicated moment in Chinese history.--Dave Eggers In Boxers and Saints, Read more...

 
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The Power of Prayer

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2014-02-20) Good Permalink

A girl who is shunned by her culture finds solace in a foreign faith. Four-Girl finds Christianlty and a new name, Vibiana. When the Boxer wars start, Vibiana finds herself testing her faith. "Saints" is a good read on its own, but it is made even better if you also read "Boxers" which tells the opposite...
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