Village of Scoundrels (Hardcover)

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About the Author

Margi Preus is the author of West of the Moon, Shadow on the Mountain, and Heart of a Samurai, which was a Newbery Honor book. She also writes for a variety of theater companies. She lives in Duluth, Minnesota.

Praise For…

"Each character's backstory is woven seamlessly into the action. Preus builds suspense and drama by following these brave souls as they take on dangerous tasks... Deeply emotional, intense, and thought-provoking."

— Kirkus Reviews

"Preus conveys the tales of heroism and resistance of the village teens with a story that is filled with suspense and intrigue...  Readers will be inspired by these teens that stood for what is right and who, through their actions, saved the lives."

— School Library Connection

"Preus weaves the teens’ backstories and individual dreams into the mounting dangers each faces and poignantly renders the quietly courageous and supportive community... An inspiring narrative founded on a real-life community and individuals."

— Publishers Weekly

"Both thrilling and chilling, Village of Scoundrels will surely keep readers engrossed from start to finish."

— Shelf Awareness

"Preus crafts a delicate balance of the characters’ interweaving tales and the community that bands together to protect its vulnerable population."

— Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

"Fascinating. . .  Readers inspired by communities making a difference—and in WWII and Holocaust history—will find much of interest here."

— Booklist
Product Details
ISBN: 9781419708978
ISBN-10: 141970897X
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
Publication Date: February 25th, 2020
Pages: 320