Black Sands continues with the latest chapters in Ausar's journey. He leaves the safety of his home to venture across the seas where a war is about to break out between Sparta and Minoa. If that wasn't enough, there are also ancient beasts prowling about.
In this world, a power struggle is being fought between the last standing nations of men and ancient beings known only as gods who rule over them. Our heroes will not only be struggling with ancient deities, but also the intricate politics of society at the time. Whether it's ancient Greece, Sumer, Canaan, Kush, or Egypt, readers will deep dive in a culturally phenomenal tale. Kirkus says it is "A sure bet for young readers who may be cultivating interests in ancient history."
It has been compared to young reader titles like Avatar, manga like Naruto, and many more. Black Sands is a title most black youth crave. It is no wonder it has been featured on Publisher's Weekly, CBR, Atlanta Blackstar, endorsed by the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, and more.
- ISBN-13: 9781733960953
- ISBN-10: 1733960953
- Publisher: Black Sands Entertainment
- Publish Date: March 2020
- Dimensions: 10.7 x 7.3 x 0.7 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds
- Page Count: 108
- Reading Level: Ages 9-12