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Double Exposure

Title

Double Exposure

Publisher

Sky Pony Pr

Pages

284 pages

Publication Year

2014

ISBN

9781510711587

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Family member death; Single parent; Intersex; death of a father; single mother; intersex teenager

Annotation

Fifteen-year-old Alyx Atlas starts school in a new state with a new identity--as a girl--but a bully on the basketball court threatens to reveal that Alyx is an intersex person, which could disqualify Alyx and the team from playing in the state championship game.

Grade Level

6-8

Family Formation

multi-generational

Main Character

intersex

Diversity Impact

direct

LGBTQ+

intersex person

Race/Ethnicities

White

Awards

Arthur Tofte/Betty Ren Wright Children's Literature Award, 2014, Winner, Children's Literature; Cybils Awards, 2015, Nominee, Young Adult Fiction; Cybils Awards, 2015, Nominee, Young adult (Speculative Fiction); Golden Crown Literary Award, 2015, Winner, Young Adult; INDIEFAB Book of the Year Awards, 2014, Silver Winner, Young Adult Fiction; Lambda Literary Award, 2015, Finalist, LGBT Children's/Young Adult

Keywords

gender identity; bullying; basketball; high schools; moving; California; Wisconsin

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel

Double Exposure

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