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Skyscraping

Title

Skyscraping

Authors

Cordelia Jensen

Publisher

Philomel Books

Pages

352 pages

Publication Year

2015

ISBN

9780399167713

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Open relationship; Bisexuality; open marriage; bisexual; bisexual father

Annotation

In 1993 in New York City, high school senior Mira uncovers many secrets, including that her father has a male lover.

Grade Level

9-12

Family Formation

mother and father

Main Character

girl

Diversity Impact

direct

LGBTQ+

male/male

Race/Ethnicities

White

Awards

Booklist Top 10 LGBTQ for Youth, 2015; YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2016; Cybils Awards, 2015, Nominee, Poetry

Keywords

high schools; secrets; fathers and daughters; death; New York

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel in verse

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