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Discover More Myths, Magic, and Mayhem from Rick Riordan Presents! Book one in a funny, and fast-paced New York Times Best-Selling fantasy adventure series loosely based on Hindu mythology, about a twelve-year-old girl who sets a cosmic showdown in motion when she lights an ancient lamp on a dare. A son of Iraqi immigrants has to team up with the hero Gilgamesh in order to defeat the god of plagues in this adventure based on Mesopotamian mythology. Best-selling author Rick Riordan presents Graci Kim's thrilling debut about an adopted Korean-American girl who discovers her heritage and her magic on a perilous journey to save her witch-clan family. Best-selling author Rick Riordan presents author Tehlor Kay Mejia and her thrilling fantasy adventure based on the Mexican legend of La Llorona (the Crying Woman). Best-selling author Rick Riordan presents a brilliant sci-fi romp with Cuban influence by Carlos Hernandez, winner of the 2020 Pura Belpré Award. Best-selling author Rick Riordan presents ten new stories--including one of his own--about beloved heroes that sprang from the imaginations of some of the best middle grade authors working today.

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"Mbalia's universe continues to excite through sheer conceptual brilliance, nonstop action and adventure, and--let's be honest--the comical aggression of sidekick god Gum Baby."―Booklist

"The world building of this series is truly spectacular and easily comparable to the best titles in children's literature."―Nerds and Beyond

*"Mbalia returns with a sequel as impressive and even more compelling, offering all the power-packed goodness of the previous volume, with well-plotted pacing and a quick-witted narrative voice. A stunning conclusion will leave readers breathless and eager for the next installment."―Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books (starred review)

*"Well-paced--just like the previous installment--this sequel focuses on themes such as the meaning of diaspora and the effects of trauma, making for a more nuanced and stronger story than the first. Packs a punch."―Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

PRAISE FOR TRISTAN STRONG PUNCHES A HOLE IN THE SKY

"A brilliant action adventure rooted in African American lore."―New York Times best-selling author Jason Reynolds

PRAISE FOR TRISTAN STRONG PUNCHES A HOLE IN THE SKY

*"Mbalia's African American and West African gods (with villains tied to U.S. chattel slavery and the Middle Passage specifically) touch on the tensions between the cultures, a cultural nuance oft overlooked. Readers who want more than just a taste of Alke will be eager for future books. A worthy addition to the diverse array of offerings from Rick Riordan Presents."―Kirkus (starred review)

PRAISE FOR TRISTAN STRONG PUNCHES A HOLE IN THE SKY

*"Overall a stellar mix of the playful and the serious, the traditional and the original, this novel marks the emergence of a strong new voice in myth-based children’s fantasy."―BCCB (starred review)

PRAISE FOR TRISTAN STRONG PUNCHES A HOLE IN THE SKY

*"Perfectly paced, this cinematic adventure never drags, anchored by Tristan’s conversational narration and balanced by his struggle to cope with a friend’s passing. It brims with heart, humor, and action, successfully crafting a beautifully unified secondary world that brings the power of stories to glorious life."―Booklist (starred review)

PRAISE FOR TRISTAN STRONG PUNCHES A HOLE IN THE SKY

*"Tristan’s voice rings true and sympathetic, while the irrepressible Gum Baby steals every scene. Mbalia expertly weaves a meaningful portrayal of family and community with folklore, myth, and history―including the legacy of the slave trade―creating a fast-paced, heroic series starter."―Publishers Weekly (starred review)

About the Author

Kwame Mbalia is the New York Times best-selling author of Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky, for which he received a Coretta Scott King Author Honor award.The book was also named to best-of-the-year listscompiled by Publishers Weekly, the Chicago Public Library, and the New York Times.The second book in the trilogy is Tristan Strong Destroys the World. Kwame lives with his wife and children in Raleigh, North Carolina, where he is currently working on the third book about Tristan. Follow him on Twitter @KSekouM.

Product details

  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Rick Riordan Presents (October 6, 2020)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 400 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1368042384
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1368042383
  • Reading age ‏ : ‎ 8 - 12 years
  • Lexile measure ‏ : ‎ 710L
  • Grade level ‏ : ‎ 3 - 7
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 1.22 pounds
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 5.88 x 1.25 x 8.63 inches
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Kwame is a husband, father, writer, a New York Times bestselling author, and a former pharmaceutical metrologist in that order. His debut middle-grade novel, TRISTAN STRONG PUNCHES A HOLE IN THE SKY was awarded a Coretta Scott King Author Honor, and it—along with the sequels TRISTAN STRONG DESTROYS THE WORLD and TRISTAN STRONG KEEPS PUNCHING, out October 5th—is published by Rick Riordan Presents/Disney-Hyperion.

He is the co-author of LAST GATE OF THE EMPEROR with Prince Joel Makonnen, from Scholastic Books, and the editor of BLACK BOY JOY, a middle grade anthology from Delacourte, out August 3rd. A Howard University graduate and a Midwesterner now in North Carolina, he survives on Dad jokes and Cheezits.

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Such a great a follow up to book 1. My kids were counting down the days to this release and now are dying for another book to be released!
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