Nomination: Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant

delilah dirkCliff, Tony. Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant. 2013. 176p. First Second, $15.99.  (978-1-59643-813-2). Gr. 7-12. [kpr]

Delilah Dirk trained with the finest marksmen in France, survived in the jungles of India, perfected her fighting technique in Japan, and can pick any lock.  While imprisoned in Constantinople, Dirk’s captor foolishly underestimates her abilities, “HA! A woman! A skilled fighter!”

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