Into the Light


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$19.99  $18.59
Tor Teen
Publish Date
5.75 X 8.35 X 1.57 inches | 1.05 pounds

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About the Author

MARK OSHIRO is the #1 New York Times bestselling, award-winning Latinx queer author of Anger Is a Gift, Each of Us a Desert, and Into the Light, as well as their middle grade books The Insiders, You Only Live Once, David Bravo, and Star Wars Hunters: Battle for the Arena. They are the coauthor (with Rick Riordan) of The Sun and the Star: A Nico Di Angelo Adventure. When not writing, they are trying to pet every dog in the world


"Oshiro persuasively cultivates suspense...this breathtaking indictment of corrupted religion's consequences presents a standout, deeply felt portrait of a teenager's longing for connection."
--Publishers Weekly, starred review

"An edge-of-your-seat mystery with speculative elements. . . An important and searing read on the value of family, agency, and belief."
--Kirkus Reviews, starred review

Praise for Each of Us a Desert:

Buzzfeed's Best YA Speculative Fiction of 2020
NPR Best Books of 2020

"This book is a prayer, and it also feels like a warning."-NPR

"I have been trying to find words that envelop my feelings for this book into a cohesive sentence, but since that could take years -- this book is a stunning, incredible journey showing the ways that storytelling is an integral part of life." --Buzzfeed

"Part coming-of-age story, part fantasy, this book not only delivers an enchanting tale, but also has some of the most creative world-building happening in speculative fiction right now--all told through a Latinx lens."--Den of Geek

Awards and Praise for Anger Is a Gift:

*2019 ALA Schneider Family Book Award Teen Winner
*31st Annual Lammy Finalist for LGBTQ Children's/Young Adult category
*2019 ALA Rainbow Young Adult Book List Selection
*Buzzfeed's 24 Best YA Books of 2018
*Vulture's 38 Best LGBTQ YA Novels
*Book Riot's Best Books 2018

"A passionate and promising debut."--Entertainment Weekly

"Anger is a Gift is an explosion of fury and revolution. Mark Oshiro's beautiful and brutal debut proves that not only can anyone be a hero, but great change comes when the heroes work together."--Adam Silvera, New York Times bestselling author of They Both Die at the End

"Raw, unflinching, and full of heart. Anger is a Gift is a masterpiece."--Marieke Nijkamp, #1 New York Times bestselling author of This is Where it Ends

"Anger Is a Gift should be required reading in high schools everywhere."--Charlie Jane Anders, author of Victories Greater Than Death