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Untwine: A Novel

Title

Untwine: A Novel

Publisher

Scholastic Inc

Publication Year

2015

ISBN

9780545423038

Pages

320 pages

Genre

realsim

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

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

Topic

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

Main Character

girl

Race/Ethnicities

Haitian American

Family Formation

mother and father

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

Diversity Impact

direct

Untwine: A Novel

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