Carve the Mark

Although they are from warring nations, Akos and Cyra’s futures are intertwined in this fantasy novel that provides a rich look at two enemy cultures. In a world rich in detail, character, and conflict, Akos and Cyra develop an appreciation and understanding of each other as they must face difficult decisions, divided loyalties, and dangerous situations on their journey to pursue what they know is right. An engaging story for senior secondary students, it may help mature readers explore themes of identity, resilience, and socio-political dynamics. The book lends itself well for an independent novel study or as a literature circle option in the classroom.
violent tyranny
Fantasy
political corruption
Author/Publisher/Website
Roth, V.
Primary Identifier
9780062348647
Subject
English Language Arts