DIVerse Families
 
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Title

Not Otherwise Specified

Publisher

Simon Pulse

Pages

260 pages

Publication Year

2015

ISBN

9781481405980

Genre

realism

Topic

Racial Diversity; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Biracial, Bisexuality; biracial child; two races; bisexual child

Annotation

Auditioning for a New York City performing arts high school could help Etta escape from her Nebraska all-girl school, where she is not gay enough for her former friends, not sick enough for her eating disorders group, and not thin enough for ballet, but it may also mean real friendships.

Grade Level

9-12

Family Formation

mother and father

Main Character

girl

Diversity Impact

direct

LGBTQ+

female/female; male/female

Race/Ethnicities

African American / White

Awards

Best of the Best Books, 2015; Guide Book to Gift Books, 2016; Rainbow List, 2016; Cybils Awards, 2015, Nominee, Young Adult Fiction

Keywords

bullying; eating disorder; performing arts; self-acceptance

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel

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