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If You Could be Mine: A Novel

Title

If You Could be Mine: A Novel

Authors

Sara Farizan

Publisher

Algonquin

Publication Year

2013

ISBN

9781616202514

Pages

248 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

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

Topic

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

Main Character

girl

Race/Ethnicities

Biracial

Family Formation

single parent

LGBTQ+

female/female

Keywords

friendship; Iran; best friends; love

Diversity Impact

direct

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