Trail of the Dead: Killer of Enemies #2
By Joseph Bruchac
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Lozen and her family are looking for a place of refuge from the despotic Ones who once held them captive and forced Lozen to hunt genetically engineered monsters.
Lozen and her allies travel in search of a valley where she and her family once found refuge. But life is never easy in this post-apocalyptic world. When they finally reach the valley, they discover an unpleasant surprise awaiting them—and a merciless hunter following close behind.
Hally, their enigmatic Bigfoot friend, points them to another destination—a possible refuge. But can Lozen trust Hally? Relying on her wits and the growing powers that warn her when enemies are near, Lozen fights internal sickness to lead her band of refugees to freedom and safety. Alongside family, new friends, and Hussein, the handsome young man whose life she saved, Lozen forges a path through a barren land where new recombinant monsters lurk and the secrets of this new world will reveal themselves to her . . . whether she wants them to or not.
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About the Creators
is an Abenaki Indian. He is among the most respected and widely published Native American authors, with over 100 titles in print, including the popular Keepers of the Earth series and Lee & Low's Crazy Horse's Vision, which received a starred review from Kirkus Reviews. His YA novel, Wolf Mark, is a Westchester Young Adult Fiction Award winner. A Rockefeller Fellow and an NEA Poetry Writing Fellow, he was the 1999 recipient of the Native Writers' Circle of the Americas Lifetime Achievement Award. In addition to writing, Bruchac is an editor at Greenfield Review Press, a literary publishing house he co-founded with his wife. He lives in Greenfield Center, New York. To find out more about Joseph Bruchac, visit josephbruchac.com
About This Title
Interest Level:Grades 7 - 12
Reading Level:Grades 7 - 8
Breaking Gender Barriers, Conflict resolution, Coping with Death, Cultural Diversity, Dystopia, Environment/Nature, Families, Fantasy, Friendship, Native American Interest, Overcoming Obstacles, Persistence/Grit, Siblings, Teen Interest, YA interest, Courage
Part of These Collections
Killer of Enemies Series, High-Low Books for Teens (Middle and High School), Diverse Background English Collection High School, Native American English Collection High School, English Fiction Grades 6-12, Joseph Bruchac Collection, English Guided Reading Level W, Science Fiction , Dystopian & Post-Apocalyptic Collection, Young Adult (YA) Collection, Indigenous People's Day/Columbus Day YA Collection, Fantasy High School, Fantasy Middle School, Refugee Children's Book Collection, Pedro Noguera Diverse Collection Grades 6-8, Pedro Noguera Diverse Collection Grades 9-12, English Fiction Middle School, MG/YA #OwnVoices Collection, MG/YA Community Collection