Black Canary: Ignite

 
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Black Canary: Ignite
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8+
Release Date
October 29, 2019
ISBN
978-1401286200
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Thirteen-year-old Dinah Lance knows exactly what she wants, who she is, and where she's going. First, she'll win the battle of the bands with her two best friends, then she'll join the Gotham City Junior Police Academy so she can solve crimes just like her dad. Who knows, her rock-star group of friends may even save the world, but first they'll need to agree on a band name. When a mysterious figure keeps getting in the way of Dinah's goals and threatens her friends and family, she'll learn more about herself, her mother's secret past, and navigating the various power chords of life.

With expressive and energetic art by Cara McGee to match the trademark attitude and spunk of Meg Cabot's characters and dialogue, this mother-daughter story embraces the highs and lows of growing up without growing out of what makes us unique. It's an inspirational song that encourages readers to find their own special voices to sing along with Black Canary!

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Great intro to Black Canary
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4.0
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4.0
Dinah wants nothing more than to help keep Gotham City safe by following in her dad's footsteps and become a police officer. However, her dad doesn't want that path for her because he knows how dangerous things can get. Feeling stuck between a rock and a hard place, Dinah knows she should focus on one thing at a time. Right now, it should be winning the battle of the bands with her friends.

Everything changes when weird things start happening at Dinah's school. Glass breaks without anyone touching it and everyone keeps telling her she's too loud. Her friends believe Dinah is telekinetic, but she doesn't believe it. When someone attacks her mom's flower shop, Dinah learns that her mom has been hiding a huge secret from her and it might just be Dinah's way to make a difference in the world.

BLACK CANARY is a cute introduction to the backstory of the hero Black Canary. Dinah is a very likeable character who doesn't like doing anything wrong and has a sweet, but aggressive-when-needed persona. I also like the family dynamics we see between her and her parents.


Final Verdict: I would recommend this to fans of superheros, DC, graphic novels, and Black Canary.
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