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And Then There Were Four

Title

And Then There Were Four

Authors

Nancy Werlin

Publisher

Dial Books

Publication Year

2017

ISBN

9780803740723

Pages

415 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

When five high school students are brought together under mysterious circumstances, they begin to piece together a theory that their parents are working together to kill them all.

Grade Level

9-12

Lexile Measure

HL730L

Topic

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Disability and Health; Surrogacy; Single parent; Family member death; Divorce; Step parent: Legal guardianship; Family violence; Biracial; Homosexuality; Physical disability; Illness; sperm donation; single mother; death of a mother; death of a father; divorced parents; step mother; grandfather raising granddaughter; abusive father; biracial teenager; lesbian; lesbian teenager; same-sex relationship; mobility; club foot; diabetes; Huntington's Disease

Main Character

female teenager; male teenager

Race/Ethnicities

Black / Haitian American / Korean American / Latinx / White

Family Formation

single mother; mother and father; grandfather

LGBTQ+

lesbian female

Awards

Cybils Awards, 2017, Nominee, Young Adult Fiction

Keywords

murder; mystery; thriller; private school; boarding school; psychology; accident; New York; Coney Island

Diversity Impact

indirect

And Then There Were Four

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