Author/Publisher/Website: Ruby, L.
Evaluation/Record Entry Date: May/2017
Primary Identifier: 9780062317629
Recommended Grades and Subjects/Courses:
7-12 (View recommended grades/subjects/courses)
This award-winning novel blends fantasy, mystery, and magical realism to tell the story of brothers, Finn and Sean, who are deserted by their mother and must learn to rely on each other. The plot centres on the mysterious disappearance of Roza, a woman who enters their lives and then is kidnapped by a dark, dangerous man. Suitable for grades 7-10, the novel provides opportunities for students to think critically, creatively, and reflectively as they explore themes such as rural life, bullying, relationships, power, body image, budding sexuality, coming of age, and personal identity. +Read More...