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The Sweet Revenge of Celia Door

Title

The Sweet Revenge of Celia Door

Publisher

Viking

Publication Year

2013

ISBN

9780670012756

Pages

259 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Fourteen-year-old Celia, hurt by her parents' separation, the loss of her only friend, and a classmate's cruelty, has only her poetry for solace until newcomer Drake Berlin befriends her, comes out to her, and seeks her help in connecting with the boy he left behind.

Grade Level

6-8; 9-12

Topic

Family Relationships; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Separation; Homosexuality; separated parents; gay teenager

Main Character

girl

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

separated parents

LGBTQ+

male/male

Awards

Rhode Island Teen Book Award, 2015

Keywords

bullying; prank; revenge; anger; high school; friendship; new student in school; moving; poetry

Diversity Impact

indirect

The Sweet Revenge of Celia Door

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