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Author Watts, Julia, 1969- author.

Title Quiver : a novel / Julia Watts.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Three Rooms Press, 2018.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Young Adult, Fiction  New Shelf  YA FIC WATTS,J    Available
 PAS Santa Catalina Branch Young Adult, Fiction  New Shelf  YA FIC WATTS,J    DUE 06-24-19
1 copy being processed for PAS Central Library Young Adult, On Order.
1 copy being processed for PAS Santa Catalina Branch Young Adult, On Order.
Description 289 pages ; 21 cm
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Summary "Libby is the oldest child of six, going on seven, in a family that adheres to the "quiverfull" lifestyle: strict evangelical Christians who believe that they should have as many children as God allows because children are like arrows in the quiver of "God's righteous warriors." Meanwhile, her new neighbor, Zo is a gender fluid teen whose feminist, socialist, vegetarian family recently relocated from the city in search of a less stressful life because her family are as far to the left ideologically as Libby's family is to the right, and yet Libby and Zo, who are the same age, feel a connection that leads them to friendship - a friendship that seems doomed from the start because of their families' differences. Through deft storytelling, built upon extraordinary character development, author Watts offers a close examination of the contemporary compartmentalization of social interactions. The tensions that spring from their families cultural differences reflect the pointed conflicts found in todays society, and illuminate a path for broader consideration"
Audience Ages 14 and up.
Awards Lambda Award winner
Subject Teenage girls -- Juvenile fiction.
Sexual minorities -- Juvenile fiction.
Fundamentalism -- Juvenile fiction.
Friendship -- Juvenile fiction.
Quiverfull movement -- Juvenile fiction.
Gender-nonconforming youth -- Juvenile fiction.
Sexual minorities -- Fiction.
Neighbors -- Fiction.
Families -- Fiction.
Friendship -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Young adult fiction.
ISBN 9781941110669 (paperback) $15.95
1941110665 (paperback) $15.95
9781941110676 (epub)

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