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Pantomime (Micah Grey, #1)

Title

Pantomime (Micah Grey, #1)

Authors

Laura Lam

Publisher

Pan Books

Pages

400 pages

Publication Year

2016

ISBN

9781509807772

Genre

fantasy

Topic

LGTBQ (Gender and Sexuality); Family Relationships; Intersex; Adoption; Bisexuality; adopted child; body issues; intersex teenager; bisexual teenager

Annotation

Gene's life resembles a debutante's dream. Yet she hides a secret that would see her shunned by the nobility. Gene is both male and female. Then she displays unwanted magical abilities last seen in mysterious beings from an almost-forgotten age. Matters escalate further when her parents plan a devastating betrayal, so she flees home, dressed as a boy. The city beyond contains glowing glass relics from a lost civilization. They call to her, but she wants freedom not mysteries. So, reinvented as 'Micah Grey', Gene joins the circus. As an aerialist, she discovers the joy of flight, but she's plagued by visions foretelling danger. A storm is howling in from the past, will she heed its roar?

Grade Level

9-12

Family Formation

mother and father

Main Character

intersex

Diversity Impact

indirect

LGBTQ+

female/female; male/male; intersex person

Race/Ethnicities

White

Awards

Rainbow List, 2014; YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2014; North East Teenage Book Award, 2013, Short List, Teen

Keywords

circus; runaway children; secrets; nobility; love

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel

Pantomime (Micah Grey, #1)

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