Black Canary: Breaking Silence

ISBN-10: 0593178343
ISBN-13: 9780593178348
Author: Monir, Alexandra
Interest Level: 7-12
Publisher: Penguin Random House

Publication Date: December 2021

Copyright: 2020

Page Count: 352

Series: DC Icons


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Interest Level

Grades 7-12

Reading Level

Lexile: 890L
Accelerated Reader Level: 6.3
Accelerated Reader Points: 12.0

BISAC Subjects

YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Action & Adventure / General *

YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Social Themes / General (see also headings under Family) *

Description
In this thrilling origin story of Black Canary, Dinah Lance's voice is her weapon. And in a near-future world where women have no rights, she won't hesitate to use everything she has--including her song--to fight back. Dinah Lance was eight years old when she overheard the impossible: the sound of a girl singing. It was something she was never meant to hear--not in her lifetime and not in Gotham City, taken over by the vicious, patriarchal Court of Owls. The sinister organization rules Gotham City as a dictatorship and has stripped women of everything--their right to work, to make music, to learn, to be free. Now seventeen, Dinah can't forget that haunting sound, and she's beginning to discover that her own voice is just as powerful. But singing is forbidden--a one-way route to a certain death sentence. Fighting to balance her father's desire to keep her safe, a blossoming romance with mysterious new student Oliver Queen, and her own need to help other women and girls rise up, Dinah wonders if her song will finally be heard. And wi
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