Firekeeper's Daughter: Winner of the Goodreads Choice Award for YA

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Oneworld Publications, Mar 16, 2021 - Fiction - 496 pages
An instant no. 1 New York Times Bestseller

Winner of the YA Fiction Goodreads Choice Awards

Shortlisted for Waterstones Children's Book Prize

Shortlisted for CrimeFest Best Crime Fiction for YA Prize

A Time magazine pick for Best YA of All Time

Keep the Secret. Live the Lie. Earn your Truth.

For fans of Angie Thomas and Tommy Orange comes a ground-breaking YA thriller about a Native American teen who must root out the corruption in her community

Eighteen-year-old Daunis has always felt like an outsider with her mixed heritage, both in her hometown and on the nearby Ojibwe reservation.
When she witnesses a murder, Daunis reluctantly agrees to go undercover. But secretly she pursues her own investigation, tracking down the culprits with her knowledge of traditional medicine.
As the bodies pile up, Daunis finds herself caught in a web of deceit that threatens the people she loves the most.

‘Raw and moving’ Cosmopolitan


‘A story that grips like a bulldog clip on your heart’ Katherine Rundell, author of The Good Thieves


‘Thrilling and heartwrenching’ Aisha Bushby, author of A Pocketful of Stars


‘A swift-paced, compelling thriller’ Guardian

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User Review  - emquixotic - LibraryThing

Wow this book seriously blew away my expectations. This is less young adult and more "new adult" and adult. I wouldn't recommend this book to immature teens or teens who may be unable to handle the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Dairyqueen84 - LibraryThing

I liked a lot about this book but I don't think I loved it as much as many other people. I loved the Indigenous point of view, main character, traditions, and culture in the book. Boulley did a great ... Read full review

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About the author (2021)

Angeline Boulley is an enrolled member of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians in Michigan. She gained attention for her debut Firekeeper's Daughter thanks to We Need Diverse Books. It became a NYT No. 1 bestseller and has now sold in 20 territories worldwide. The book won the YA Goodreads Choice Award; the ALA Printz Award and Morris Award; the Walter Award for Outstanding Children’s Literature; and is Carnegie Medal Nominated. Firekeeper's Daughter is soon to be made into a Netflix series. Angeline lives in Michigan but considers Sugar Island home.

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