Sweep: The Story of a Girl and Her Monster

By Auxier, Jonathan

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ISBN
9781419731402
Publisher
Abrams Amulet


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on August 1, 2018  |  Middle Grade

Gr 5–8—A stunning historical fantasy novel about the power of friendship, our potential for courage, and the beauty of remembering loved ones, set in Victorian England. Nan is one of the many child sweeps who have the dangerous job of cleaning chimneys. She wakes one morning to find her beloved father figure, the Sweep, gone, a lump of char in his place. Years later, Nan gets caught in a chimney fire and is rescued by the char, who springs to life as a Golem named Charlie. Nan soon befrie...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on March 1, 2019

When child chimney sweep Nan Sparrow gets stuck in a flue and nearly dies, she is saved by a "soot golem." Nan and the kind, gentle "Charlie" ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on March 1, 2019

When child chimney sweep Nan Sparrow gets stuck in a flue and nearly dies, she is saved by a "soot golem." Nan and the kind, gentle "...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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