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Call Me By My Name

Title

Call Me By My Name

Authors

John Ed Bradley

Publisher

Atheneum Books for Young Readers

Publication Year

2014

ISBN

9781442497931

Pages

265 pages

Genre

historical

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Growing up in Louisiana in the late 1960s, where segregation and prejudice still thrive, two high school football players, one white, one black, become friends, but some changes are too difficult to accept.

Grade Level

9-12

Lexile Measure

930L

Topic

Racial Diversity; Interracial; Race discrimination; interracial friendship; racism

Main Character

male teenager

Race/Ethnicities

Black / White

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Best of the Best Books, 2014 Teen Fiction
Guide Book to Gift Books, 2016 Books for Older Readers
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2015 Social Interactions and Relationship

Keywords

race relations; friendship; football stories; quarterback; twins; teenage romance; high school

Diversity Impact

direct

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