King and the Dragonflies

Written By Kacen Callender
King and the Dragonflies
  • Publsiher : Unknown
  • Release : 24 May 2022
  • ISBN : 9781338129335
  • Pages : 272 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled King and the Dragonflies written by Kacen Callender which was release on 24 May 2022, this book published by Unknown. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: In a small but turbulent Louisiana town, one boy's grief takes him beyond the bayous of his backyard, to learn that there is no right way to be yourself. Twelve-year-old Kingston James is sure his brother Khalid has turned into a dragonfly. When Khalid unexpectedly passed away, he shed what was his first skin for another to live down by the bayou in their small Louisiana town. Khalid still visits in dreams, and King must keep these secrets to himself as he watches grief transform his family. It would be easier if King could talk with his best friend, Sandy Sanders. But just days before he died, Khalid told King to end their friendship, after overhearing a secret about Sandy-that he thinks he might be gay. "You don't want anyone to think you're gay too, do you?" But when Sandy goes missing, sparking a town-wide search, and King finds his former best friend hiding in a tent in his backyard, he agrees to help Sandy escape from his abusive father, and the two begin an adventure as they build their own private paradise down by the bayou and among the dragonflies. As King's friendship with Sandy is reignited, he's forced to confront questions about himself and the reality of his brother's death. The Thing About Jellyfish meets The Stars Beneath Our Feet in this story about loss, grief, and finding the courage to discover one's identity, from the author of Hurricane Child.

King and the Dragonflies

King and the Dragonflies
  • Author : Kacen Callender
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020
  • Total pages : 272
  • ISBN : 9781338129335
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Summary : In a small but turbulent Louisiana town, one boy's grief takes him beyond the bayous of his backyard, to learn that there is no right way to be yourself. Twelve-year-old Kingston James is sure his brother Khalid has turned into a dragonfly. When Khalid unexpectedly passed away, he shed what ...

A Dazzle Of Dragonflies

A Dazzle Of Dragonflies
  • Author : Forrest Lee Mitchell,James Lasswell
  • Publisher : Texas A&M University Press
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Total pages : 224
  • ISBN : 9781338129335
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Summary : This is a passionate look at a ubiquitous group of insects....

King and the Dragonflies Scholastic Gold

King and the Dragonflies  Scholastic Gold
  • Author : Kacen Callender
  • Publisher : Scholastic Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2022-05-03
  • Total pages : 288
  • ISBN : 9781338129335
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Summary : A 2021 Coretta Scott King Honor Book! Winner of the 2020 National Book Award for Young People's Literature! Winner of the 2020 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Fiction and Poetry! In a small but turbulent Louisiana town, one boy's grief takes him beyond the bayous of his backyard, to learn that there is ...

The Dragonfly Key

The Dragonfly Key
  • Author : Laura Nowotny
  • Publisher : WestBow Press
  • Release Date : 2015-10-15
  • Total pages : 132
  • ISBN : 9781338129335
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Summary : Nine-year-old Adi is the clumsiest kid ever. After she oversleeps, misses her school bus, and hears her parents fighting, Adi wants nothing more than to escape for a while. But after her mother drops her off at school, Adi has no idea her wish is about to come true. During ...

Flying with Shamans in Fairy Tales and Myths

Flying with Shamans in Fairy Tales and Myths
  • Author : Nana Nauwald
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2021-01-20
  • Total pages : 204
  • ISBN : 9781338129335
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Summary : Full of exciting journeys through the shamanic worlds of many different cultures, Flying with Shamans in Fairy Tales and Myths is enchanting as well as instructive. In addition to an introduction to the world's shamanic beliefs, Nana Nauwald provides background information about the culture from which each fable comes. On ...

Sam s Quest for the Crimson Crystal

Sam s Quest for the Crimson Crystal
  • Author : Ben R. Furman
  • Publisher : The Black Hawk Press, Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2005-12-01
  • Total pages : 200
  • ISBN : 9781338129335
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Summary : "When eleven-year-old Samantha "Sam" Mae Costas visits her grandpa's farm, the last person she expects to meet is Prince Buzznor. The young Awok is on a mission to save his world from the war-like Zogs. Without Sam's special abilities his world is doomed."--Preface....

101 Fun Fables

101 Fun Fables
  • Author : Bernie L. Calaway
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release Date : 2013-07
  • Total pages : 360
  • ISBN : 9781338129335
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Summary : 101 Fun Fables is a saucy collection of animal fables with more than a touch of whimsy. Every story, even so, is juicy with its own spiritual spark found in its ending moral and practical life application. The humor is deep but gentle; the life lessons are simple but pointed. Enjoy ...

Makak yo ak demwaz l yo

Makak yo ak demwaz  l yo
  • Author : Dino Lingo
  • Publisher : Dino Lingo
  • Release Date : 2022-05-24
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 9781338129335
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Summary : Download or read online Makak yo ak demwaz l yo written by Dino Lingo, published by Dino Lingo which was released on . Get Makak yo ak demwaz l yo Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Treasury of Stories

Treasury of Stories
  • Author : E. Arsenio Manuel
  • Publisher : Anvil Books
  • Release Date : 1995
  • Total pages : 239
  • ISBN : 9781338129335
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Summary : 33 Philippine-Asian oral stories taken from books in the bibliography. Appended to each story is an anthropological and folkloristic explanation of special words and persons....

Drukar the King Dragonfly

   Drukar    the King Dragonfly
  • Author : Nichelle Monique Osgood
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Release Date : 2012-06-21
  • Total pages : 24
  • ISBN : 9781338129335
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Summary : Freedom was a very sad dragonfly who lived in a dark and gloomy place called Darkwood. There was no happiness or sunshine for him, his family and friends. He began his search for a new home and landed in Utopia where Drukar, the king dragonfly lived. Drukar welcomed Freedom, his ...

The Goblin King and the Rare Dragonfly

The Goblin King and the Rare Dragonfly
  • Author : Kiara Loganathan
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Release Date : 2011-11-23
  • Total pages : 107
  • ISBN : 9781338129335
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Summary : Fairy Princess Willow was not just any girl. Her father was the King of the Goblins and the underworld. Her mother was a fairy but her mother made the decision not to live with her husband and went back to the underworld. She left Willow with her father. Her parents ...

Dashing Dragonflies

Dashing Dragonflies
  • Author : Megan Cooley Peterson
  • Publisher : Insect Explorer
  • Release Date : 2020-03-05
  • Total pages : 33
  • ISBN : 9781338129335
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Summary : Download or read online Dashing Dragonflies written by Megan Cooley Peterson, published by Insect Explorer which was released on 2020-03-05. Get Dashing Dragonflies Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Folklore of the Dragonfly

Folklore of the Dragonfly
  • Author : Eden Emanuel Sarot
  • Publisher : Storia e Letteratura
  • Release Date : 1958
  • Total pages : 79
  • ISBN : 9781338129335
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Summary : Download or read online Folklore of the Dragonfly written by Eden Emanuel Sarot, published by Storia e Letteratura which was released on 1958. Get Folklore of the Dragonfly Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Odonata Biology of Dragonflies

Odonata Biology of Dragonflies
  • Author : B.K. Tyagi
  • Publisher : Scientific Publishers
  • Release Date : 2007-10-01
  • Total pages : 366
  • ISBN : 9781338129335
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Summary : Dragonflies (Odonata), represented by over 6000 known species, are unique insects. In more than one feature they differ, at the very first glance, from all other insect superorders including their nearest allies, the mayflies (Ephemeropteroidea). The Zygoptera and Anisoptera, on the other hand, are the dominant groups. Being voracious predators in ...

Dragonflies and Damselfies

Dragonflies and Damselfies
  • Author : Dennis Paulson
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2019-03-14
  • Total pages : 224
  • ISBN : 9781338129335
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Summary : Dragonflies are often called birdwatchers' insects. They are large, brightly colored, active in the daytime, and with complex and interesting behavior. Like butterflies, they appeal even to people who don't think highly of insects in general. They have been with us since the dinosaurs lived, and they continue to flourish. ...