Nomination : The Girl Who Owned A City

Nelson, O.T. Adapted by Dan Jolley. The Girl Who Owned a City. Illus. by Joelle Jones and Jenn Manley Lee. 126 p.  Graphic Universe, $9.95 (978-0-7613-5634-9). Gr. 8-10. [jsl]

After all the adults are struck dead by a virus, teenaged Lisa leads the kids in her neighborhood to defend themselves and rebuild a child run society. Her egalitarian efforts are tested when bullies decide to infiltrate their newly constructed city.

 

 

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