Raven's Gate

Title

Raven's Gate

Illustrator

Scholastic Inc

Publisher

Scholastic Inc

Publication Year

2006

ISBN

9780439680097

Pages

272 pages

Genre

fantasy

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Sent to live in a foster home in a remote Yorkshire village, Matt, a troubled fourteen-year-old English boy, uncovers an evil plot involving witchcraft and the site of an ancient stone circle.

Grade Level

6-8

Lexile Measure

620L

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Family Member Death; Foster Care; Kinship Care; death of parents; grief; accident; loss; foster home; aunt raising nephew foster mother

Main Character

male teenager

Race/Ethnicities

White

Awards

Concorde Book Award, 2008, Winner, Children's Book
Grampian Children's Book Award, 2007, Short List
Lancashire County Library Children's Book of the Year Award, 2006, Short List
Redbridge Children's Book Award, 2006, Winner, Children's Book

Keywords

witchcraft; stone circles; supernatural; witches; occult; England; Yorkshire; powers; identity; friendship; paranormal

Diversity Impact

indirect

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