The Kingdom of Back

by Marie Lu

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    • Grades: 7 - 12
    • Ages: 13 - and up
    • Format: Hardcover Book
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Short Summary
As a young woman in 18th-century Europe, Nannerl Mozart cannot follow her dream of becoming a composer…unless she’s willing to accept a treacherous offer.

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Bestselling YA Author, Lyrical Historical Fantasy, Feminist Fiction, Conversations About Women’s Struggles and Challenges

Topics and Themes:
18th-Century Europe, Women’s Rights, Classical Music, Mozart

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Even as Nannerl Mozart delights audiences with her masterful playing, she has little hope she’ll ever become the acclaimed composer she longs to be. She is a young woman in 18th-century Europe, and that means composing is forbidden to her. She will perform only until she reaches a marriageable age—her tyrannical father has made that much clear.

And as Nannerl’s hope grows dimmer with each passing year, the talents of her beloved younger brother, Wolfgang, only seem to shine brighter. His brilliance begins to eclipse her own, until one day a mysterious stranger from a magical land appears with an irresistible offer. He has the power to make her wish come true—but his help may cost her everything.
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Product Details

    • Grades: 7 - 12
    • Ages: 13 - and up
  • Product Type: Book
  • Page Count: 336 pages
  • Dimensions: 5 1/2" x 8 1/4" x 0 7/8"
  • Language: English
  • ISBN 13: 978-1-524-73901-0