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The Life and Deaths of Frankie D - cover

The Life and Deaths of Frankie D

Colleen Nelson

Publisher: Dundurn

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Summary

An exhilarating urban fantasy about a seventeen-year-old girl who's haunted by circus performers from 100 years ago
Fans of YA circus novels such as Caraval and Daughter of the Burning City will love Frankie's story of overcoming powerful immortal circus performers who threaten to steal her body to house the soul of their beloved Alligator Girl
Similar to Girls Save the World in This One, supernatural threats collide with everyday teen experiences
Goth Frankie hides a skin condition called lamellar ichthyosis, a rare genetic disorder that makes her skin scaly and peel
#MeToo subplot involves helping a friend deal with sexual assault and bullying related to the incident
Deals with issues of belonging, trauma, and self-awareness
Author has been nominated for readers choice awards numerous times and won the High Plains Book Award and Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Children's Award for her novel Sadia

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