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Untwine: A Novel

Title

Untwine: A Novel

Publisher

Scholastic Inc

Pages

320 pages

Publication Year

2015

ISBN

9780545423038

Genre

realsim

Topic

Family Relationships; Separation; Family member death; separated parents; death of a sibling; death of a daughter; loss; grief

Annotation

Identical twin teenagers Giselle and Isabelle Boyer have always been inseparable, and expected to stay that way even though their Haitian American parents are separating--but when when the entire family is caught in a car crash, everyone's world is shattered forever.

Grade Level

6-8

Family Formation

mother and father

Main Character

girl

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

Haitian American

Awards

Cybild Awards, 2015, Nominee, Young Adult Fiction; NAACP Image Award, 2016, Nominee, Outstanding Literary Work-Youth/Teen'; NAACP Image Award, 2017, Nominee, Outstanding Literary Work-Youth/Teen

Keywords

car accident; twins; family life; Miami; traffic accident; bereavement; hospital

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel

Untwine: A Novel

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