The Five Stages of Andrew Brawley
Convinced he should have died in the accident that killed his parents and sister, sixteen-year-old Drew lives in a hospital, hiding from employees and his past, until Rusty, set on fire for being gay, turns his life around. Includes excerpts from the superhero comic Drew creates.
Family Relationships; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Family member death; Legal guardianship; Gay/Lesbian; death of a father; death of a mother; death of a sister; aunt and uncle raising nephew; gay teenager; same sex relationship
aunt and uncle
Cybils Awards, 2015, Nominee, Young Adult Fiction
Florida Book Award, 2015, Gold, Young Adult
Best Children's Books of the Year, 2016 Fourteen and Up
Rainbow List, 2016 Young Adult Fiction
hospital; friends; love interest; comic book; death; homophobia; grief
Hutchinson, Shaun David, "The Five Stages of Andrew Brawley" (2015). Diverse Families. 1292.