DIVerse Families
 
Merrow

Title

Merrow

Publisher

Candlewick Press

Publication Year

2010

ISBN

9780763679248

Pages

233 pages

Genre

fantasy

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Enduring whispers about her absent mother's alleged merrow origins after her father drowns, twelve-year-old Neen questions her identity as she becomes increasingly torn between the worlds of the sea and her island home.

Grade Level

9-12

Topic

Family Relationships; Culture/Ethnicity; Family member death; Multicultural; death of a mother; death of a father; multicultural child

Main Character

girl

Race/Ethnicities

unknown

Family Formation

aunt

LGBTQ+

none

Keywords

death; family; sea; village; lost; identity

Diversity Impact

direct

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