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Totally Joe

Title

Totally Joe

Authors

James Howe

Publisher

Atheneum Books for Young Readers

Publication Year

2005

ISBN

9780689839573

Pages

189 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

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

Topic

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

Main Character

boy

Family Formation

mother and father

LGBTQ+

male/male

Keywords

schools; friendship; families; schools; acceptance; bullying

Diversity Impact

direct

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