|Diana and the island of no return (Wonder Woman Adventures)|
Author: Saeed, Aisha
Twelve-year-old Diana's much-anticipated visit with her best friend, Princess Sakina, turns into an adventure as they face a booby-trapped island, a forbidden visitor, and a demon.
Kirkus Reviews (06/15/20)
School Library Journal (07/01/20)
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School Library Journal - 07/01/2020 Gr 3–7—Saeed's latest offering is an action-packed coming-of-age story that starts a new trilogy about a young Princess Diana who will one day become Wonder Woman. Everything is wonderful in Diana's life on Themyscira, except for the fact that her mother won't let her join the Amazons as a fighter. When the world's most powerful women gather on Themyscira for a festival, Diana believes that she can finally convince her mother, Queen Hippolyta, to let her join the group of women warriors. That is, until an unexpected guest—a boy—ruins everything. Diana joins her friends in trying save her people while proving that she is the warrior she's always yearned to be. Saeed's Wonder Woman origin story has a lot of heart, a diverse cast, and will leave readers young and old alike believing in their ability to stand up for their truth. VERDICT A very solid purchase; hand to lovers of superheroes, coming-of-age tales, and magical adventures!—India Winslow, Cary Memorial Lib., Lexington, MA - Copyright 2020 Publishers Weekly, Library Journal and/or School Library Journal used with permission.