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Still Life with Tornado

Title

Still Life with Tornado

Authors

A. S. King

Publisher

Dutton Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC

Publication Year

2016

ISBN

9781101994887

Pages

295 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

A talented 16-year-old artist slowly discovers the history of domestic violence behind why her brother left the family years earlier and why she suddenly cannot make art.

Grade Level

9-12

Topic

Family Relationships; Family violence; Divorce; family violence; family secrets; physical and emotional abuse

Main Character

girl

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

New York Times Notable Children's Books,2016Colorado Blue Spruce Young Adult Book Award, 2017 (Nominee)

Keywords

brother; parents fighting; art; family

Diversity Impact

direct

Still Life with Tornado

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