Girl on fire / Alicia Keys ; cowritten by Andrew Weiner ; illustrated by Brittney Williams.

By: Keys, Alicia [author.]Contributor(s): Weiner, Andrew [author.] | Williams, Brittney, 1989- [illustrator.]Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Harper Alley, [2022]Copyright date: ©2022Edition: First editionDescription: 215 pages : chiefly colour illustrations ; 23 cmContent type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780063210752Subject(s): Superheroes -- Comic books, strips, etc | Families -- Comic books, strips, etc | African Americans -- Comic books, strips, etcGenre/Form: Young adult fiction. | Superhero comics. | Fantasy comics. | Graphic novels. DDC classification: 741.5/973 Summary: Lolo's world explodes when a cop pulls a gun on her brother James in a dangerous case of mistaken identities. Staring down the barrel, with no one else to help, Lolo discovers powers she never knew she had. Using only her mind, she literally throws the cop out of the way. Problem is that secrets like Lolo's don’t stay a secret for long. Skin, a dangerous dealer with designs on taking over the neighborhood, hears of Lolo's telekinetic abilities and decides that he needs her in his crew. Skin might not have Lolo's powers, but he's got nothing to lose and is willing to do whatever it takes to get what he wants. But Lolo's not willing to let Skin use her to hurt the people and neighborhood that she loves.
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For ages 13-17.

Lolo's world explodes when a cop pulls a gun on her brother James in a dangerous case of mistaken identities. Staring down the barrel, with no one else to help, Lolo discovers powers she never knew she had. Using only her mind, she literally throws the cop out of the way. Problem is that secrets like Lolo's don’t stay a secret for long. Skin, a dangerous dealer with designs on taking over the neighborhood, hears of Lolo's telekinetic abilities and decides that he needs her in his crew. Skin might not have Lolo's powers, but he's got nothing to lose and is willing to do whatever it takes to get what he wants. But Lolo's not willing to let Skin use her to hurt the people and neighborhood that she loves.

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