Reviewed by Natasha Razi
At its heart, Six of Crows is a classic heist story: a group of interesting, messed-up people facing a seemingly impossible crime—in this case, breaking a prisoner out of a high-security prison. Within this framework, Bardugo weaves together five points of view, multiple complex relationships, and an endless barrage of twists. Continue reading.
Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo
Published by Macmillan on September 29th 2015
Genres: Disabilities, Friendship, Mysteries and Detective Stories, Teen Years
Reading Level: Grades 6-8
Review Source: Disabilities in Kid Lit
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Publisher's synopsis: A #1 New York Times bestseller
Ketterdam: a bustling hub of international trade where anything can be had for the right price--and no one knows that better than criminal prodigy Kaz Brekker. Kaz is offered a chance at a deadly heist that could make him rich beyond his wildest dreams. But he can't pull it off alone...
A convict with a thirst for revenge.
A sharpshooter who can't walk away from a wager.
A runaway with a privileged past.
A spy known as the Wraith.
A Heartrender using her magic to survive the slums.
A thief with a gift for unlikely escapes.
Six dangerous outcasts. One impossible heist. Kaz's crew is the only thing that might stand between the world and destruction—if they don't kill each other first.