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Rainbow Boys

Title

Rainbow Boys

Authors

Alex Sanchez

Publisher

Simon Pulse

Publication Year

2001

ISBN

9780689857706

Pages

272 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Three high school seniors, a jock with a girlfriend and an alcoholic father, a closeted gay, and a flamboyant gay rights advocate, struggle with family issues, gay bashers, first sex, and conflicting feelings about each other.

Grade Level

6-8; 9-12

Topic

Family Relationships; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Divorce; Single parent; Homosexuality; divorced parents; single mother; homosexual; gay teenager

Main Character

boys

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

multiple

LGBTQ+

male/male

Awards

Lambda Literary Award, 2001, Finalist, Children's (Young Adult)

Keywords

alcoholism; verbal abuse; coming out; high school; interpersonal relations; schools; bullying

Diversity Impact

direct

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