DIVerse Families
 
Merrow

Title

Merrow

Publisher

Candlewick Press

Pages

233 pages

Publication Year

2010

ISBN

9780763679248

Genre

fantasy

Topic

Family Relationships; Culture/Ethnicity; Family member death; Multicultural; death of a mother; death of a father; multicultural child

Annotation

Enduring whispers about her absent mother's alleged merrow origins after her father drowns, twelve-year-old Neen questions her identity as she becomes increasingly torn between the worlds of the sea and her island home.

Grade Level

9-12

Family Formation

aunt

Main Character

girl

Diversity Impact

direct

LGBTQ+

none

Race/Ethnicities

unknown

Keywords

death; family; sea; village; lost; identity

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel

Merrow

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