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Wildthorn

Title

Wildthorn

Authors

Jane Eagland

Publisher

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Publication Year

2009

ISBN

9780547370170

Pages

350 pages

Genre

historical

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Seventeen-year-old Louisa Cosgrove is locked away in the Wildthorn Hall mental institution, where she is stripped of her identity and left to wonder who has tried to destroy her life.

Grade Level

6-8; 9-12

Lexile Measure

HL630L

Topic

LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Homosexuality; lesbian; lesbian teenager; same sex relationship

Main Character

female teenager

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

mother

LGBTQ+

lesbian female

Awards

Lambda Literary Award, 2011, Winner, LGBT Children's/Young Adult

Keywords

Great Britain; psychiatric hospital; sex roles; aspirations; prison escape; interest in learning

Diversity Impact

direct

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