THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING SERIES!
TIMELY HOOK as young women across America are increasingly using their voices to push for greater women’s rights.
SINGER/SONGWRITER AUTHOR: Alexandra Monir was a teen pop singer. Now, she’s collaborating with the producers behind Christina Aguilera and Lady Gaga, and plans to release original songs featured in BLACK CANARY as singles on iTunes.
AUTHOR’S PERSONAL CONNECTION: Alexandra’s grandmother faced persecution as an opera singer in Iran, she had to flee the country or risk being imprisoned or killed.
WB/DC Partnership: Series is licensed and supported by Warner Bros./DC Entertainment.
GLOBAL PHENOMENOM: We hold world rights, and the Icons have sold in 18 territories so far!
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PRAISE FOR BLACK CANARY: BREAKING SILENCE
”Monir deftly balances familiarity for DC fans and accessibility for new readers, blending superhero origin with coming-of-age tale in an excellent book for fans of comics and dystopian fiction, as well as reluctant readers.“—School Library Journal
”Dinah is a powerful protagonist, vibrating with a youthful rage and energy familiar to readers itching for revolution of any kind. Monir never shies away from her tale’s unfortunately pertinent sociopolitical implications, putting a refreshing spin on the feminist dystopia. …Sure to resonate in today’s volatile climate.“—Kirkus Reviews
”A compelling story of resistance, oppression, politics, feminism, rebellion, and revolution. A good story about finding your voice!” –Teen Librarian Toolbox/School Library Journal
“Using her voice as a weapon, Dinah Lance fights to overcome evil and empower girls and women the world over. [T]his prose origin story of superhero Black Canary will thrill you all the way through!”—MS. magazine
“Alexandra Monir gives us a thrilling new take on this superhero and leaves us feeling empowered and ready to scream with joy.”—Danielle Paige, the New York Times best-selling author of the Dorothy Must Die series and Mera: Tidebreaker
“A fast-paced, twisty adventure with just enough callbacks to the DC world we know to make this new version enticing, you’ll find Monir’s tale hard to put down.” –Culturess
”As thrilling as it is insightful…Truly a page-turner.” –Geeks of Color
"If you are looking for a good read that has the depth and heart that makes superhero stories so enduring, pick up a copy of Black Canary: Breaking Silence.” –The Nerd Daily
“The world-building in this book is phenomenal… this book is engaging, entertaining, and a great addition to the DC Icons line of books.” –Between the Shelves
“Thrilling and exhilarating, while also being truly heartfelt and extremely personal.” –FanFi Addict
“An incredibly imaginative and reverential take on the decades of Black Canary canon,[…] with an earnest voice that feels incredibly unique to Monir.” –ComicBook.com
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