The Popularity Papers: Research for the Social Improvement and General Betterment of Lydia Goldblatt & Julie Graham-Chang
Family Relationships; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Single parent; Divorce; Adoption; Homosexuality; single mother; divorced parents; two fathers; gay parents; adopted child
Two best friends embark on a project to study the behavior and taste of the popular girls at their elementary school so that by the time they get to middle school they too will be in the right crowd. Novel appears in the form of a scrapbook.
single mother, two fathers
Choices, 2011; New York Public Library's 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing, 2010; Rainbow List, 2011; 100 Magnificent Childrens Books, 2010; Children's Choices, 2011; Gay and Lesbian Themes and Topics in Selected Children's and Young Adult Books, 2009; NYPL Children's Books 2012, 2012; Maine Student Book Award, 2011-2012, Nominee; Pennsylvania Young Readers' Choice Award, 2011-2012, Nominee; Sasquatch Reading Award, 2013, Nominee; Delaware Diamonds, 2012-2013, Nominee; Reading Olympics Booklist, 2016, None; The de Grummond Children's Literature Collection; National Parenting Publications Award, 2010, Gold Award, Fiction
friendship; schools; popularity; best friends; scrapbooks; middle school students
Ignatow, Amy, "The Popularity Papers: Research for the Social Improvement and General Betterment of Lydia Goldblatt & Julie Graham-Chang" (2010). DIVerse Families. 795.