Valiant: A Modern Tale of Faerie

ISBN-13: 978-0689868238

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When seventeen-year-old Valerie Russell runs away to New York City, she's trying to escape a life that has utterly betrayed her. Sporting a new identity, she takes up with a gang of squatters who live in the city's labyrinthine subway system.

illustrated by Ted Naifeh
Winner of the first Andre Norton Award 2006
Booksense Pick 2005
American Library Association Best Books for Young Adults 2005
American Library Association Quick Pick for Reluctant Readers 2005
The New York Public Library's Best 2005 Books for the Teenage"
Locus Recommended Reading List
Finalist Mythopoeic Award for Children's Literature


"Dark, edgy, beautifully written, and compulsively readable."

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"A gripping read... The exquisite faeries haunt as well as charm."

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"Debauchery, despair, deceit, and grisly death - what more could you ask for from a fairy tale?...A luscious treat for fans of urban fantasy and romantic horror."

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