From the acclaimed author ofÂ The Marrow ThievesÂ comes a thrilling new story about hope and survival thatÂ New York TimesÂ bestselling author Angeline Boulley called âa revelatory must-readâ A 2022 American Indian Library Association Youth Literature Young Adult Honor Book Years ago, when plaguesÂ and natural disasters killed millions of people, muchÂ of the world stopped dreaming.Â Without dreams, people areÂ haunted, sick, mad, unable to rebuild.Â The government soon findsÂ that the Indigenous people of North America have retained their dreams, an ability rumored to be housed in the very marrow of their bones. Soon, residential schools pop upâor are re-openedâacross the land to bring in the dreamers and harvest their dreams. Seventeen-year-old French lost his family to theseÂ schools and has spent the years since headingÂ north with his new found family:Â a group of other dreamers, who,Â like him, are trying to build and thrive as a community. But then French wakes up in a pitch-black room, locked in and alone for the first time in years, and he knows immediately where he isâandÂ what it will take to escape.Â Meanwhile,Â outÂ in the world, his found family searches for him and dodges new dangersâschool Recruiters, a blood cult, even the land itself. When their paths finally collide, French must decide how far he is willing to goâand how many loved ones is he willing to betrayâin order to survive. This engrossing, action-packed, deftly-drawn novel expands on the world of Cherie Dimalineâs award-winningÂ The Marrow Thieves, and it will haunt readers long after theyâve turned the final page.