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Totally Joe

Title

Totally Joe

Authors

James Howe

Publisher

Atheneum Books for Young Readers

Pages

189 pages

Publication Year

2005

ISBN

9780689839573

Genre

realism

Topic

LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Homosexuality; gay child; same-sex relationship

Annotation

As a school assignment, a thirteen-year-old boy writes an alphabiography--life from A to Z--and explores issues of friendship, family, school, and the challenges of being a gay teenager.

Grade Level

6-8

Family Formation

mother and father

Main Character

boy

Diversity Impact

direct

LGBTQ+

male/male

Keywords

schools; friendship; families; schools; acceptance; bullying

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel

Totally Joe

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