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Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant

illustrated by Tony Cliff

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A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Lovable ne'er-do-well Delilah Dirk is an adventurer for the 19th century. She has traveled to Japan, Indonesia, France, and even the New World. Using the skills she's picked up on the way, Delilah's adventures continue as she plots to rob a rich and corrupt Sultan in Constantinople. With the aid of her flying boat and her newfound friend, Selim, she evades the Sultan's guards, leaves angry pirates in the dust, and fights her way through the countryside. For Delilah, one adventure leads to thenext in this thrilling and funny installment in her exciting life.

Tony Cliff'sDelilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenantis a great pick for any reader looking for a smart and foolhardy heroine...and globetrotting adventures.

APublishers Weekly Best Children's Book of 2013
AKirkus ReviewsBest Teen Book of 2013

Contributor Notes

Tony Cliff is a contributor to theFlight series of anthologies, has been nominated for Shuster and Harvey awards, and has three times been nominated for an Eisner award.Delilah Dirk is his first published graphic novel.

Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
12 to 18
Grade:
7 to 13
Awards
  • Long-listed, YALSA Great Graphic Novels for Teens
  • Long-listed, YALSA Great Graphic Novel for Teens
  • Long-listed, Amelia Bloomer Project/Feminist Task Force
  • , YALSA Popular Paperbacks
  • Long-listed, Kirkus Best Teen Books of the Year
  • Long-listed, Publishers Weekly Best Books of the Year
Editorial Review

“A scrumptious Turkish delight.” —School Library Journal
A marvelous and exceptionally lovely graphic novel."—Boing Boing

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