A monster calls : a novel
Source:Candlewick Press, Volume 1st U.S, Somerville, Mass., p.204 (2011)
Call Number:Cubb Curr PS3614 .E498 M65 2011
Keywords:Breast cancer--Fiction, Breast--Cancer--Juvenile fiction, England--Fiction, England--Juvenile fiction, Loss (Psychology)--Fiction, Loss (Psychology)--Juvenile fiction, Monsters--Fiction, Monsters--Juvenile fiction, Mother-son relationship--Fiction, Mothers and sons--Fiction, Mothers and sons--Juvenile fiction, Schools--Fiction, Schools--Juvenile fiction, Self-actualization (Psychology)--Fiction, Self-actualization (Psychology)--Juvenile fiction, Self-realization--Fiction, Single-parent families--Fiction, Single-parent families--Juvenile fiction
Summary: Thirteen-year-old Conor awakens one night to find a monster outside his bedroom window, but not the one from the recurring nightmare that began when his mother became ill--an ancient, wild creature that wants him to face truth and loss.
Ages 11 and up