My Most Excellent Year
Family Relationship; Racial Diversity; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Family member death; Adoption; Interracial; Homosexuality; death of a mother; adoptive father; single father; interracial relationship; gay
Three teenagers in Boston narrate their experiences of a year of new friendships, first loves, and coming into their own.
single father mother and father
boys and girl
Chinese / Hispanic / White
Kirkus Best Young Adult Books, 2008 Middle and Junior High Schoool Library Catalog, Ninth Edition Supplement 2008, 2008 Rainbow List, 2009 Senior High Core Collection Supplement to the Seventeenth Edition 2008, 2008 Stuff for the Teen Age, 2009 Washington Post Best Kid's Books, 2008 Gay and Lesbian Themes and Topics in Selected Children's and Young Adult Books, 2009 Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2009 YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2014 Eliot Rosewater Indiana High School Book Award, 2011-2012; Nominee Georgia Peach Teen Readers' Choice Award, 2009-2010; Nominee Grand Canyon Reader Award, 2010; Nominee Green Mountain Book Award, 2010-2011; Master List Rhode Island Teen Book Award, 2010; Nominee South Carolina Young Adult Book Award, 2010-2011; Nominee Cybils Awards, 2008, Finalist, Young Adult Novels Indies Choice Book Award, 2009, Honor Book, Best Indie Young Adult Buzz Book Peggy Miller Award for Young Adult Literature, 2009, Winner Children's Literature Council of Southern California Award, 2009, Winner, Young Adult
interpersonal relations; friendship; humorous stories; diplomacy; diplomat
Kluger, Steve, "My Most Excellent Year" (2008). DIVerse Families. 612.