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Squire  Cover Image Book Book

Squire / Written by Nadia Shammas and Sara Alfageeh ; illustrated by Sara Alfageeh.

Shammas, Nadia, (author.). Alfageeh, Sara, (co-writer, illustrator.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062945846
  • ISBN: 006294584X
  • ISBN: 9780062945853
  • ISBN: 0062945858
  • Physical Description: 302 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Quill Tree Books, Harper Alle, imprints of HarperCollinsPublishers [2022].

Content descriptions

General Note:
Chiefly illustrations.
Summary, etc.:
From two incredible rising talents comes the fantasy graphic novel Molly Knox Ostertag calls "instantly compelling." Aiza has always dreamt of becoming a Knight. It's the highest military honor in the once-great Bayt-Sajji Empire, and as a member of the subjugated Ornu people, Knighthood is her only path to full citizenship. Ravaged by famine and mounting tensions, Bayt-Sajji finds itself on the brink of war once again, so Aiza can finally enlist in the competitive Squire training program. It's not how she imagined it, though. Aiza must navigate new friendships, rivalries, and rigorous training under the unyielding General Hende, all while hiding her Ornu background. As the pressure mounts, Aiza realizes that the "greater good" that Bayt-Sajji's military promises might not include her, and that the recruits might be in greater danger than she ever imagined. In this breathtaking and timely story, Aiza will have to choose, once and for all: loyalty to her heart and heritage, or loyalty to the Empire.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 14 and up
Subject: Soldiers > Comic books, strips, etc.
Knights and knighthood > Comic books, strips, etc.
Citizenship > Comic books, strips, etc.
Loyalty > Comic books, strips, etc.
Friendship > Comic books, strips, etc.
Imaginary wars and battles > Comic books, strips, etc.
Young adult fiction.
Friendship > Juvenile fiction.
Fantasy > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Graphic novels.
Young adult fiction.
Fantasy fiction.

Available copies

  • 4 of 8 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Poplar Bluff Municipal Library District. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Poplar Bluff - Main Library.


  • 0 current holds with 8 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Poplar Bluff - Main Library YA OW GRAPHIC ALFAGEEH (Text) 38420101780605 NEW YA DISPLAY - BOOK Checked out 12/19/2022

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