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“Sturtevant’s book is not only a stunning story but a challenging and deeply satisfying work of social conscience.” —Starred, Booklist“An era comes alive in this tale of a young man's awakening to his life's call.” —Starred, Publishers Weekly
“Solid, engrossing effort for a teen audience.” —Starred, Kirkus Reviews
KATHERINE STURTEVANT has previously written At the Sign of the Star, a Booklist Editors’ Choice, and its sequel, A True and Faithful Narrative, an ALA Best Book for Young Adults, among other accolades. The author lives in Berkeley, California.