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Seven Ways We Lie

Title

Seven Ways We Lie

Authors

Riley Redgate

Publisher

Amulet Books

Publication Year

2016

ISBN

9781419723483

Pages

368 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

A chance encounter tangles the lives of seven high school students, each resisting the allure of one of the seven deadly sins, and each telling their story from their seven distinct points of view.

Grade Level

6-8; 9-12

Topic

Family Relationships; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Racial Diversity; Separation; Divorce; Asexual; Pansexual; Biracial; separated parents; asexual teenager; pansexual teenager

Main Character

multiple

Race/Ethnicities

Mexican American / White

Family Formation

multiple

LGBTQ+

male/male

Awards

Bologna Ragazzi Award, 2017, Nominee, Fiction
Cybils Awards, 2016, Nominee, Young Adult Fiction

Keywords

schools; secrets; deadly sins; high school; lust; envy; greed; sloth; gluttony; wrath; pride

Diversity Impact

direct

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