Bone Gap Summary
Laura Ruby

Everything you need to understand or teach Bone Gap by Laura Ruby.

  • Bone Gap Summary & Study Guide
  • 30 Bone Gap Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
  • Pre-Made Tests and Quizzes
  • ...and more

Bone Gap Overview

Bone Gap is an award-winning young adult novel by Laura Ruby that falls into the genre of magic realism. The story, related by a third-person narrator, follows two brothers, Sean and Finn O’Sullivan, and their lives in the rural Midwestern town of Bone Gap. Following the abandonment of their mother, Sean has cared for his younger brother. The appearance of a strange and damaged girl in the town, and her subsequent kidnapping, led the brothers on different paths and eventually led to Finn’s discovery of a secret, magical realm. Themes explored in Bone Gap include beauty, identity, magic, love, and disappearances.

Lesson Plan

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