Australian Independent Bookseller

All the best books from your local independent bookseller

Girl on Fire

Girl on Fire

by Alicia Keys & Brittney Williams

Girl On Fire is a young adult graphic novel about a girl who's a flame. It's the first-ever graphic novel from beloved GRAMMY® Award-winning artist Alicia Keys, co-written by Andrew Weiner and illustrated by Brittney Williams.

Format
Paperback
Category
Children
Publisher
Harper Collins
Publish Date
March 2022

Lolo Wright always thought she was just a regular fourteen-year-old dealing with regular family drama: her brother, James, is struggling with his studies; her dad's business constantly teeters on the edge of trouble; and her mother... she left long ago. But then Lolo's world explodes when a cop pulls a gun on James in a dangerous case of mistaken identities. Staring down the barrel, with no one else to help, Lolo discovers powers she never knew she had. Using only her mind, she literally throws the cop out of the way. Problem is that secrets like Lolo's don't stay a secret for long. Skin, a dangerous dealer with designs on taking over the neighborhood, hears of Lolo's telekinetic abilities and decides that he needs her in his crew. Skin might not have Lolo's powers, but he's got nothing to lose and is willing to do whatever it takes to get what he wants. And what he wants is Lolo. Lolo is not willing to let Skin use her to hurt the people and neighborhood that she loves. But it's going to take a whole different kind of bravery to stand-up for what's right, especially after Lolo's mom returns suddenly and turns Lolo's whole world upside-down. For too long, it's true, Lolo's had her head in the clouds, but this time, it's on her... and she's not backing down.

Other titles you should consider ...

Last Gladiator: Rise of the Mythix, Book 5

Anh Do, illustrated by Marcelo Baez

Flipper and Finnegan

Sophie Cunningham, illustrated by Anil Tortop

Ninni Yabini

Cheryl Kickett-Tucker

The Amazing Night Sky Atlas

Lonely Planet Kids

Not all products are available in all stores.