The Colossus of Roads

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Product Details

Price
$17.99  $16.55
Publisher
Margaret Ferguson Books
Publish Date
Pages
208
Dimensions
5.7 X 8.3 X 0.9 inches | 0.55 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780823444502

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About the Author

Christina Uss' first novel, The Adventures of a Girl Called Bicycle, was selected for the Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List, Maine Student Book Award list, Vermont's Dorothy Canfield Fisher list and was a Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year. It received starred reviews from Shelf Awareness, Booklist, Kirkus Reviews and Publisher's Weekly. Christina lives in East Longmeadow MA.

Reviews

β˜… "Readers with underappreciated talents of their own will be heartened by Uss' (The Adventures of a Girl Called Bicycle, 2018) ultimately unabashedly feel-good sophomore tale."--Booklist, Starred Review

"Uss' slice of whimsy teleports readers to the smog-filled, congested streets of Los Angeles and give them a hearty appreciation for big, improbable ideas. . . . Colossally cool."--Kirkus Reviews



Praise for The Adventures of a Girl Called Bicycle, by Christina Uss:

β˜… "An extraordinary pilgrimage featuring several fantastical characters and an unforgettable adventure to boot."--Shelf Awareness, Starred Review

β˜… "'Pedal headfirst' into this terrific adventure."--Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review

β˜… "The story elegantly blends elements of mystery, adventure, and fantasy."--Publishers Weekly, Starred Review

"A heartfelt celebration of the zen of cycling and a sympathetic portrait of an atypical kid who struggles to learn the art of friendship." --The Horn Book