Child of Blood by Michael Newton

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Published by Bantam .

Written in English

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FormatMass Market Paperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7823816M
ISBN 100553271628
ISBN 109780553271621
OCLC/WorldCa17944842

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The following version of this book was used: Adeyemi, Tomi. Orisha Legacy Series #1: Children of Blood and Bone. Henry Holt and Company, Children of Blood and Bone is told in first-person present narration. The chapters rotate narrators between Zelie, Amari, and Inan. Zelie is a year-old. “Children of Blood and Bone was written during a time where I kept turning on the news and seeing stories of unarmed black men, women, and children being shot by the police.

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