DIVerse Families
 
Parrotfish

Title

Parrotfish

Publisher

Simon & Schuster BFYR

Pages

294 pages

Publication Year

2010

ISBN

9781442406216

Genre

realism

Topic

LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Transgender; transgender boy; girl to boy

Annotation

Grady, a transgendered high school student, yearns for acceptance by his classmates and family as he struggles to adjust to his new identity as a male.

Grade Level

9-12

Family Formation

mother and father

Main Character

transgender boy

Diversity Impact

direct

LGBTQ+

male/male female/female

Race/Ethnicities

White

Awards

YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2012; Best Children's Books of the Year, 2008; Choices, 2008; Middle and Junior High Schoool Library Catalog, Ninth Edition Supplement 2008, 2008; Rainbow List, 2008; Senior High Core Collection Supplement to the Seventeenth Edition 2008, 2008; Volunteer State Book Award, 2009-2010; Nominee; Australian Family Therapists' Award for Children's Literature, 2017, Young Adult; Lambda Literary Award, 2008, Finalist, Children's (Young Adult)

Keywords

dysfuntional family; family problems; identity; school

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel

Parrotfish

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