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Down Among the Sticks and Bones (Wayward Children #2)

Title

Down Among the Sticks and Bones (Wayward Children #2)

Authors

Seanan McGuire

Illustrator

Rovina Cai

Publisher

Tom Doherty Associates

Publication Year

2017

ISBN

9780765392039

Pages

187 pages

Genre

fantasy

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

In Down Among the Sticks and Bones, twin girls Jack and Jill find themselves thrust into a world of monsters and mad scientists, and something they thought they'd never experience: choice.

Grade Level

9-12

Topic

Family Relationships; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Foster care; Kinship care; Homosexuality; Gender nonconformity; foster father; foster child; grandmother raising granddaughters; lesbian teenager; gender roles; girls who dress as boys; gender identity

Main Character

girls

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

mother and father; foster fathers

LGBTQ+

female/female

Awards

Alex Awards, 2018, Winner, Teen

Keywords

magic; distant parents; doors; vampires; werewolves; dresses; science; medicine; work; twin sisters; tomboy

Diversity Impact

direct

Down Among the Sticks and Bones (Wayward Children #2)

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