Awards
Carnegie Medal Best Book (nominee)
A propulsive, compelling, and unsparing novel set in the grimly violent world of the human and drug trade on the US-Mexican border.

On the outskirts of Juarez, Arturo scrapes together a living working odd jobs and staying out of sight. But his friend Faustino is in trouble: he's stolen money from the narcos to smuggle his girlfriend and her baby into the US, and needs Arturo's help to get it back. To help his friend, Arturo must face the remorseless world of drug and human traffickers that surrounds him, and contend with a murky past.

Hovering over his story is the unsparing divinity Santa Muerte, Saint Death - and the relentless economic and social inequalities that haunt the border between Mexico and its rich northern neighbor. Crafted with poetry and cinematic pace and narrated with cold fury, Saint Death is a provocative tour de force from three-time Printz Award honoree Marcus Sedgwick.

This title has Common Core connections.

A New York City Public Library Notable Best Book for Teens
A YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults Book

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

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Used availability for Marcus Sedgwick's Saint Death

Hardback Editions

June 2018 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Saint Death
Author(s): Marcus Sedgwick
ISBN: 0-606-41090-2 / 978-0-606-41090-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Turtleback Books
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January 2017 : USA Hardback
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Title: Saint Death: A Novel
Author(s): Marcus Sedgwick
ISBN: 1-62672-549-7 / 978-1-62672-549-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
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October 2016 : UK Hardback
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Title: Saint Death: shortlisted for the CILIP Carnegie Media 2018
Author(s): Marcus Sedgwick
ISBN: 1-4440-0052-7 / 978-1-4440-0052-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion Children's Books
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Paperback Editions

May 2018 : USA Paperback
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Title: Saint Death: A Novel
Author(s): Marcus Sedgwick
ISBN: 1-250-15886-9 / 978-1-250-15886-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Square Fish
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April 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: Saint Death: shortlisted for the CILIP Carnegie Media 2018
Author(s): Marcus Sedgwick
ISBN: 1-4440-1125-1 / 978-1-4440-1125-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion Children's Books
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Kindle Editions

April 2017 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: Saint Death: A Novel
Author(s): Marcus Sedgwick
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
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October 2016 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Saint Death: shortlisted for the CILIP Carnegie Media 2018
Author(s): Marcus Sedgwick
Publisher: Orion Children's Books
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October 2016 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Saint Death: shortlisted for the CILIP Carnegie Media 2018
Author(s): Marcus Sedgwick
Publisher: Orion Children's Books
Availability: Amazon CA