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Highly Illogical Behavior

Title

Highly Illogical Behavior

Publisher

Dial Books

Publication Year

2016

ISBN

9780147515209

Pages

256 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Agoraphobic sixteen-year-old Solomon has not left his house in three years, but Lisa is determined to change that--and to write a scholarship-winning essay based on the results.

Grade Level

9-12

Topic

Family Relationships; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Divorce; Step parent; Homosexuality; divorced parents; step father; homosexual; gay teenager

Main Character

boy and girl

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

mother and father; mother and step father

LGBTQ+

male/male

Awards

Cybils Awards, 2016, Nominee, Young Adult Fiction
Gold Inky, 2017, Long List
Lambda Literary Award, 2017, Finalist, LGBT Children's/Young Adult
Thumbs Up! Award, 2017, Nominee, Young Adult Literature

Keywords

agoraphobia; panic attacks; friendships; anxiety; acceptance; homeschool; psychology

Diversity Impact

indirect

Highly Illogical Behavior

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