The Resource Gather the daughters, Jennie Melamed

Gather the daughters, Jennie Melamed

Label
Gather the daughters
Title
Gather the daughters
Statement of responsibility
Jennie Melamed
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
rOn a small isolated island, there's a community that lives by its own rules. Boys grow up knowing they will one day reign inside and outside the home, while girls know they will be married and pregnant within moments of hitting womanhood. But before that time comes, there is an island ritual that offers children an exhilarating reprieve. Every summer they are turned out onto their doorsteps to roam wild: they run, they fight, they sleep on the beach and build camps in trees. They are free. It is at the end of one of these summers, as the first frost laces the ground, that one of the younger girls witnesses something she was never supposed to see. And she returns home, muddy and terrified, clutching in her small hand a truth that could unravel their carefully constructed island world forever
Summary
Starving herself to fend off adulthood in a radical post-apocalypse community where a few chosen men scavenge for detritus and women are little more than breeders, a teen leader investigates a shocking mystery that is contradictory to law before risking her life to organize a girl uprising
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
Booklist Editors' Choice, 2017.
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10567210
Cataloging source
BT
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Melamed, Jennie
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Communities
  • Teenagers
  • Secrecy
Target audience
adult
Label
Gather the daughters, Jennie Melamed
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
341 pages
Isbn
9781472241719
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Gather the daughters, Jennie Melamed
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
341 pages
Isbn
9781472241719
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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