Graffiti Knight

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Pajama Press
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5.5 X 8.0 X 0.6 inches | 0.7 pounds

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About the Author
Karen Bass is a multi-award-winning author of novels for young adult readers. Graffiti Knight won the CLA Young Adult Book Award, the Geoffrey Bilson Award for Historical Fiction for Young People, the R. Ross Annett Award for Children's Literature, and the CAA Exporting Alberta Award. Formerly the library manager in Hythe, Alberta, Karen now lives and writes in Hamilton, Ontario.

About Graffiti Knight

2014 Geoffrey Bilson Award for Historical Fiction for Young People Winner

2014 Canadian Library Association Young Adult Book Award Winner

2015 USBBY Outstanding International Books List: Grades 6-8 selection

2014 R. Ross Annett Literary Award Winner

2014 CAA Exporting Alberta Award Winner

2016 Pacific Northwest Library Association Young Reader's Choice Award shortlist

2015 B.C. Teen Readers' Choice Stellar Awards shortlist

2015 Bank Street Best Book selection

2014 Canadian Children's Book Centre Best Books for Kids & Teens Starred Selection

2014 Ontario Library Association Best Bets selection

2013 Resource Links "The Year's Best" selection

"[A] gripping page-turner...The authentic setting, compelling characters and taut, suspenseful plot claim attention throughout. Bass refuses to oversimplify human beings...A different kind of war story, highly recommended."--Kirkus Reviews

"The last quarter of the book is nonstop action...Wilm is a flawed but engaging protagonist, prone to headstrong actions, and he matures believably over the course of the story."--School Library Journal

"Graffiti Knight shines a light on an experience about which there is little information....a good addition to any library."--VOYA

"[I]t has more drama than The Hunger Games."--Resource Links

"Bass has artfully recreated an historical time and place peopled by realistic, three-dimensional characters grappling with their own emotions and global forces they can only barely understand."--Quill & Quire

"[I]ncredibly gripping and informative. As young adult war-related historical fiction goes, this book is second to none...Highly Recommended."--CM Magazine

"An action-packed emotional story filled with foolishness, friendship and courage."--Calgary Herald

"[A] riveting page-turner that readers will find impossible to put down."--Canadian Children's Book News

"Award-winning author Karen Bass brings readers a fast-paced story about a boy fighting for self-expression in an era of censorship and struggle."--Oak Bay News