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Double Exposure

Title

Double Exposure

Publisher

Sky Pony Pr

Publication Year

2014

ISBN

9781510711587

Pages

284 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

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

Topic

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

Main Character

intersex

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

multi-generational

LGBTQ+

intersex person

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

Diversity Impact

direct

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