Boxers and Saints

by Gene Luen Yang. New York, NY: First Second, 2013

Nonfiction: a two-volume set that sensitively looks at the Boxer Rebellion - one volume from the side of Bao who leads the Chinese peasants and the other volume from Four-Girl (a.k.a. Vibiana) who tells the Christian’s side of the story.

This two-book set teaches: diversity; perspective; character and narrative voices - all around the Boxer Rebellion.

Awards include: National Book Award Finalist, Publishers Weekly Best Books of the Year, Horn Book Award, Wall Street Journal Best Books of the Year, Library Journal Best Book of the year, Kirkus Reviews Best Teen Books of the year.

Grades 4-10

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