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Jerkbait

Title

Jerkbait

Authors

Mia Siegert

Publisher

Jolly Fish Press

Pages

244 pages

Publication Year

2016

ISBN

9781631630668

Genre

realism

Topic

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

Annotation

Fifteen-year-old Tristan is forced to play caretaker after his twin brother, a closeted gay NHL Draft prospect, attempts suicide, and becomes aware his brother is being stalked by an online predator.

Grade Level

6-8, 9-12

Family Formation

mother and father

Main Character

boy

Diversity Impact

direct

LGBTQ+

male/male

Race/Ethnicities

White

Awards

Cybils Awards, 2016, Nominee, Young Adult Fiction

Keywords

brothers; twins; cyberbullying; hockey players; NHL; musicals; Broadway

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel

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