Sawkill Girls

Title

Sawkill Girls

Authors

Claire Legrand

Publisher

Katherine Tegen Books

Publication Year

2018

ISBN

9780062696601

Pages

447 pages

Genre

fantasy

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

After girls mysteriously disappear on the island of Sawkill Rock, three unlikely friends come together to destroy the Collector, a monster from another world who grows stronger with each kill.

Grade Level

9-12

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Single parent; Family member death; Family violence; Bisexuality; Asexuality/Aromantic; single mother; single father; death of a father; death of a mother; abusive mother; same-sex relationship; bisexual teenager; asexual teenager

Main Character

female teenager

Race/Ethnicities

Black / White

Family Formation

single mother; single father

LGBTQ+

bisexual female; asexual female

Awards

Cybils Awards, 2018, Nominee, Young Adult (Speculative Fiction)
25 Best Young Adult Books, 2018
Booklist Book Review Stars, 2018
YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2019 Young Adult Fiction

Keywords

demons; magic; cults; missing girls; murder; friendship; island; horses

Diversity Impact

indirect

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