DIVerse Families
 
If You Could be Mine: A Novel

Title

If You Could be Mine: A Novel

Authors

Sara Farizan

Publisher

Algonquin

Pages

248 pages

Publication Year

2013

ISBN

9781616202514

Genre

realism

Topic

LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Family Relationship; Homosexuality; Single parent; Family member death; same-sex relationship; lesbian; single father; deceased mother

Annotation

In Iran, where homosexuality is punishable by death, seventeen-year-olds Sahar and Nasrin love each other in secret until Nasrin's parents announce their daughter's arranged marriage and Sahar proposes a drastic solution.

Grade Level

9-12

Family Formation

single parent

Main Character

girl

Diversity Impact

direct

LGBTQ+

female/female

Race/Ethnicities

Biracial

Keywords

friendship; Iran; best friends; love

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel

If You Could be Mine: A Novel

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