The language of fire: Joan of Arc reimagined
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New York, NY : Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2019].
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Book
Edition:
First edition.
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492 pages ; 22 cm.
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1 copy on order.
Essex Young Adult Fiction
YA HEMPHILL
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The Language of Fire is a lyrical, dark, and moving look at the life of Joan of Arc, who as a teen girl in the fifteenth century commanded an army and helped crown a king of France.

This extraordinary verse novel from award-winning author Stephanie Hemphill dares to imagine how an ordinary girl became a great leader, and ultimately saved a nation.

Jehanne was an illiterate peasant, never quite at home among her siblings and peers. Until one day, she hears a voice call to her, telling her she is destined for important things. She begins to understand that she has been called by God, chosen for a higher purpose--to save France.

Through sheer determination and incredible courage, Jehanne becomes the unlikeliest of heroes. She runs away from home, dresses in men's clothes, and convinces an army that she will lead France to victory.

As a girl in a man's world, at a time when women truly had no power, Jehanne faced constant threats and violence from the men around her. Despite the impossible odds, Jehanne became a fearless warrior who has inspired generations.

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English
ISBN:
9780062490117, 0062490117

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 491-492).
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A free-verse novel about the life of Joan of Arc, a peasant girl who felt called upon by God to save France during the Hundred Years' War, defying gender convention in the process.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Hemphill, S. (2019). The language of fire: Joan of Arc reimagined. First edition. New York, NY: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Hemphill, Stephanie. 2019. The Language of Fire: Joan of Arc Reimagined. New York, NY: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Hemphill, Stephanie, The Language of Fire: Joan of Arc Reimagined. New York, NY: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2019.

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Hemphill, Stephanie. The Language of Fire: Joan of Arc Reimagined. First edition. New York, NY: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2019. Print.

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