The Cottage in the Woods
Alfred A. Knopf
Presents the story of "Goldilocks and the Three Bears" as told by young Teddy's governess, who came to work at the Vaughn family "cottage" shortly before a golden-haired girl, ragged and dirty, entered the home and soon became a beloved foster child, until evil characters tried to take her away.
Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Foster care; Single parent; Family member death; Race discrimination; foster child; foster home; single father; death of a parent; grief; racism
Bears / Humans
single father, mother and father
Cybils Awards, 2015, Nominee, Elementary and Middle Grade (Speculative Fiction)
Parents' Choice Award, 2015, Silver, Fiction
Best Audiobooks, 2015 Children & Family
School Library Journal Book Review Stars, 2015 Middle Grade
fairy tales; governesses; enchanted forest; friendship; anthropomorphic animals; romance; politics
Coville, Katherine, "The Cottage in the Woods" (2015). DIVerse Families. 775.