“A compelling reboot of the Robin Hood myth.”

—Rick Riordan, bestselling author of Percy Jackson and the Heroes of Olympus

“Heartbreaking and unputdownable, this is an important book about perception and race.”
—School Library Journal

Coretta Scott King Honor Book

★ “…an eye-opening look at an important historical figure.”
—School Library Journal

“Magoon gently but unflinchingly explores difficult adolescent territory in this intelligent, affecting novel.”
Publisher’s Weekly

“Elegantly crafted….a full and richly textured narrative.”
Kirkus Reviews, starred review

2012 NAACP Image Award Nominee, Outstanding Literary Work for Youth/Teens

“Tension builds to the very end, and the shocking climax is unforgettable.”
Booklist, starred review

2013 NAACP Image Award Nominee, Outstanding Literary Work for Youth/Teens

“A smart, sensible, deeply layered title.”
—Elizabeth Bird, A Fuse #8 Production

2010 Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe New Talent Award Winner

2010 NAACP Image Award Nominee, Outstanding Literary Work for Youth/Teens

Nonfiction

“Extensively researched…well-paced and engaging…”
—School Library Journal