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The Family Fletcher Takes Rock Island

Title

The Family Fletcher Takes Rock Island

Publisher

Delacorte Press

Publication Year

2016

ISBN

9780553521306

Pages

259 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Summertime brings the Fletcher Family back to Rock Island where the good times never end, but this summer the boys' favorite lighthouse is all boarded up and with the help from their new neighbors, the Garcia girls, the boys are determined to find out what is really happening with their lighthouse and saving it, no matter what the cost.

Grade Level

6-8

Topic

Family Relationships; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Adoption; Homosexuality; adopted children; adoptive fathers; gay fathers

Main Character

boys

Race/Ethnicities

Black / White

Family Formation

two fathers

LGBTQ+

male/male

Awards

Rainbow List, 2017 Middle Early Young Adult Fiction

Keywords

summer vacation; lighthouse; kayaking; neighbors

Diversity Impact

direct

The Family Fletcher Takes Rock Island

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