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Foiled (Foiled, #1) Aliera Carstairs Just Doesn T Fit In She S Invisible At High School.She S Too Visible At The Fencing Gym.Aliera S Starting To Wonderwhere Does She Belong


About the Author: Jane Yolen

Jane Yolen is a novelist, poet, fantasist, journalist, songwriter, storyteller, folklorist, and children s book author who has writtenthan three hundred books Her accolades include the Caldecott Medal, two Nebula Awards, the World Fantasy Award, three Mythopoeic Awards, the Kerlan Award, two Christopher Awards, and six honorary doctorate degrees from colleges and universities in Massachuset Jane Yolen is a novelist, poet, fantasist, journalist, songwriter, storyteller, folklorist, and children s book author who has writtenthan three hundred books Her accolades include the Caldecott Medal, two Nebula Awards, the World Fantasy Award, three Mythopoeic Awards, the Kerlan Award, two Christopher Awards, and six honorary doctorate degrees from colleges and universities in Massachusetts and New Hampshire Born and raised in New York City, the mother of three and the grandmother of six, Yolen lives in Massachusetts and St Andrews, Scotland



10 thoughts on “Foiled (Foiled, #1)

  1. says:

    Another smashing story from First Second This is Aliera is a normal teen who is interested in fencing She excels at fencing She also spends time with her cousin who is wheel chair bound playing role playing games She doesn t have many friends A new boy arrives that every girl is trying to date and he ends up asking her on her first date.During the date, we see this is not a normal


  2. says:

    This review is for both books in the series, Foiled and Curses Foiled Again I read them one right after another, so they do sort of blend together a bit in my mind For what it s worth, I m shelving it as both middle grade and young adult because I feel like it straddles that very hazy line between the two age groups, something that can be appreciated by older middle school students and y


  3. says:

    I ve being toying with the idea of giving up reviewing things I m not especially enthusiastic about Certainly there s something deeply self satisfying about venting all the bile accumulated through trudging amongst particularly gruesome examples of creative detritus It s fun and it gives both critic and reader a chance to laugh if the reader agrees with the critic But I m growing less and less


  4. says:

    The tweens and young teens I know eat up graphic novels faster than candy, devouring each one I bring to the library They especially like graphic novels that combine fantasy elements, action and intrigue It s no wonder that they have loved Foiled, by Jane Yolen As one student said to me yesterday, I love stories where it s just a regular kid who discovers that the world around them isn t quite as regu


  5. says:

    Spoilers ahead Ugh I so wanted to like this one for so many reasons, but I found it pretty hard to connect with the narrative and the characters Also, awkwardness around gender and sexuality that didn t sit right with me For example, because a boy s face is baby ass smooth , the protagonist thinks he might be trans Huh And then she sees him with his shirt off a...


  6. says:

    All of us, at some time or other, have complained about our lives But then at some point, we remember the people who live in extreme poverty or with huge disabilities, and then we re like,Wow My life is actually pretty awesome I m a really really really picky reader, and read books only after researching them well Lately I ve been craving graphic novels, so I heard this one was okay by a single source, and gave it


  7. says:

    I really, really wanted to love this one I love the idea, the layout, I really liked the art and of course I love the author I was captivated by the first half or so of the book But something about the storytelling rhythm was a lit...


  8. says:

    Loved the concept tough smart girl who fences is charmed by new pretty boy who genuinely seems to like her the artwork blue scale Ghost World ishuntil the fairies show up the fencing, the authentic portrayal of an ad...


  9. says:

    Intriguing graphic novel about a spunky teen girl in NYC who is an avid and expert fencer and an awesome defender of the heart.definitely worth looking into a fast read, amazing art by Mike Cavallero, and well produced book you will enjoy holding in your hands.It s the type of book where, when you finish, you go back to the beginning again, because the aha moment you have at the end illuminates all that happened before, where you may n


  10. says:

    me, marking this as to read that take, cs pacat i can find my own fencing comics.


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