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Taproot

Title

Taproot

Authors

Keezy Young

Illustrator

Keezy Young

Publisher

Lion Forge

Publication Year

2017

ISBN

9781941302460

Pages

128 pages

Genre

fantasy

Format

graphic novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Blue is having a hard time moving on. He’s in love with his best friend. He’s also dead. Luckily, Hamal can see ghosts, leaving Blue free to haunt him to his heart’s content. But something eerie is happening in town, leaving the local afterlife unsettled, and when Blue realizes Hamal’s strange ability may be putting him in danger, Blue has to find a way to protect him, even if it means…leaving him.

Grade Level

6-8; 9-12

Topic

LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Homosexuality; gay; gay teenager

Main Character

boy

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

none

LGBTQ+

male/male

Awards

Rainbow List, 2018 Graphic Novels
Maverick Graphic Novel Reading List, 2018 - 2019
Grade 9-12 (Fiction

Keywords

ghosts; friendship; relationship; afterlife; romance; necromancy

Diversity Impact

direct

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