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Hereville : how Mirka got her sword

Author: Barry Deutsch; Jake Richmond
Publisher: New York : Amulet, 2010. ©2010
Series: Hereville, bk. 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Eleven-year-old Mirka Herschberg dreams of fighting dragons and spends her days honing her skills, even though there are no dragons in her Orthodox Jewish community, but when she accepts a challenge from a mysterious witch, Mirka just might win her dragon-fighting sword after all.
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Genre/Form: Fantasy comic books, strips, etc
Graphic novels
Children's stories
Comic books, strips, etc
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barry Deutsch; Jake Richmond
ISBN: 9780810984226 0810984229 9781419706196 1419706195
OCLC Number: 505419606
Notes: Drawn on a computer using Photoshop and a Cintiq tablet, also colored using Photoshop.
Awards: Winner of Sydney Taylor Book Award (Older Readers) 2011
Commended for Sydney Taylor Book Award (Older Readers) 2013
Commended for Cybils (Graphic Novel Elem/Mid) 2011
Target Audience: Middle School.; 380
Description: 137 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Hereville, bk. 1.
Other Titles: How Mirka got her sword
Responsibility: Barry Deutsch ; colors by Jake Richmond.
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Welcome to Hereville, home of the first-ever wisecracking, adventure-loving, sword-wielding Orthodox Jewish heroine. A delightful mix of fantasy, adventure, cultural traditions, and preteen  Read more...

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