Chains, Laurie Halse Anderson 
Young Adult
Young Adult
Updated: July 22, 2021
No rape or sexual assault
Rape or sexual assault mentioned in passing (in discussion and/or implied)
Sexual harassment (e.g. verbal or non-consensual touching/grabbing)
Sexual relationship between adult and teenager
Child sexual abuse
Attempted rape
Rape strongly implied/details surrounding a rape discussed in detail (i.e. the events before/after)
Detailed/vivid description of rape


Worthy of note: there is a scene where the protagonist, a young enslaved girl, feels an adult man trying to take her blankets of her body while she is sleeping. It turns out that he just wanted the blankets.

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