Boxers and Saints is a two volume set by Gene Luen Yang, author of American Born Chinese that looks at the Boxer Rebellion from the side of the rebels (Boxers) and the Chinese Christian converts (Saints) and English missionaries they were fighting against. Boxers follows a chinese peasant boy, Little Bao, whose village is plundered by Westerners claiming to be missionaries. Inspired by visions of Chinese gods, Little Bao joins a violent and successful rebellion against the Westerners. In Saints, a girl who has no place in her village is taken in by Christian missionaries. As the Boxer Rebellion spreads, she must choose whether to abandon her Christian friends or commit fully to them. Boxers and Saints will be published by First Second in September.