DIVerse Families
 
Terror at Bottle Creek

Title

Terror at Bottle Creek

Authors

Watt Key

Publisher

Farrar Straus Giroux

Pages

213 pages

Publication Year

2016

ISBN

9780374374303

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Divorce; Separation; divorced parents; separated parents

Annotation

Thirteen-year-old Cort's father is a local expert on hunting and swamp lore in lower Alabama who has been teaching his son everything he knows. But when a deadly Gulf Coast hurricane makes landfall, Cort must unexpectedly put his all skills--and bravery--to the test.

Grade Level

9-12

Family Formation

divorced parents

Main Character

boy

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

White

Awards

Children's Choices, 2017; Black-Eyed Susan Book Award, 2017-2018; Nominee; Golden Sower Award, 2017-2018; Nominee; South Carolina Junior Book Award, 2017-2018; Nominee

Keywords

survival; marriage; parents; swamps; hurricanes; house boat

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel

Terror at Bottle Creek

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