DIVerse Families
 
Terror at Bottle Creek

Title

Terror at Bottle Creek

Authors

Watt Key

Publisher

Farrar Straus Giroux

Publication Year

2016

ISBN

9780374374303

Pages

213 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

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

Topic

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

Main Character

boy

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

divorced parents

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

Diversity Impact

direct

Terror at Bottle Creek

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