Are you looking for another book as good as Where the Crawdads Sing? We understand! Delia Owens’ debut novel is a modern masterpiece that tugged at our hearts. We've gathered some similar reads to her beautiful work.
Set in the 1920s Mississippi bayou, this story follows two teens as they try to stay safe and come to terms with their past while immersed in a world of bootleggers.
THE GIRLS IN THE STILT HOUSE
We haven't read Scent Keeper yet, but this coming-of-age novel comes up anytime we see people discussing Where the Crawdads Sing.
THE SCENT KEEPER
This book is rated as appropriate for 3rd grade and up. It would be fun to read aloud with your upper elementary or middle school kids.
a girl of the limberlost
This is a page-turner as you try to figure out what is real. Like Crawdads, it tugs at your heartstrings throughout.
THE SNOW CHILD
Similar to Crawdads, both the characters and the environment evoke all the feelings as you read this historical mystery.
THE TILTED WORLD
Were you heartbroken by Kya's lack of access to formal education too? If so, Educated would be a good book to read next and continue that theme.
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