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Gone, Gone, Gone

Title

Gone, Gone, Gone

Publisher

Simon Pulse

Pages

251 pages

Publication Year

2012

ISBN

9781442453128

Genre

realism

Topic

LGBTQ (Gender & Sexuality); Family Relationships; Homosexuality; Family member death; homosexual; same sex relationship; death of a sibling; grief; loss

Annotation

Struggling with the aftermath of the September 11 attacks and sniper shootings throughout the Washington, D.C. area, Craig and Lio consider a romantic relationship that is complicated by Craig's ex-boyfriend, Lio's broken family, and the death of Lio's brother.

Grade Level

9-12

Family Formation

mother and father; single father

Main Character

boy

Diversity Impact

direct

LGBTQ+

male/male

Race/Ethnicities

Black / White

Awards

Stonewall Book Award, 2013 Honor Book

Keywords

Washington, D.C.; love; 9/11

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel

Gone, Gone, Gone

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