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The Inexplicable Logic of My Life

Title

The Inexplicable Logic of My Life

Publisher

Clarion Books

Publication Year

2017

ISBN

9781524734534

Pages

445 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

A story set on the American border with Mexico, about family and friendship, life and death, and one teen struggling to understand what his adoption does and doesn't mean about who he is.

Grade Level

9-12

Topic

Family Relationships; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Adoption; Single parent; Family member death; Homosexuality; adoptive father; single father; death of a grandparent; gay father

Main Character

boy

Race/Ethnicities

Mexican American

Family Formation

single father

LGBTQ+

male/male

Awards

Cybils Awards, 2017, Nominee, Young Adult Fiction
Goodreads Choice Award, 2017, Nominee, Young Adult Fiction

Keywords

grandmother death; cancer; violence; friendships

Diversity Impact

direct

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