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If I Lie

Title

If I Lie

Authors

Corrine Jackson

Publisher

Simon Pulse

Publication Year

2012

ISBN

9781442454132

Pages

276 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Seventeen-year-old Sophie Quinn becomes an outcast in her small military town when she chooses to keep a secret for her Marine boyfriend who is missing in action in Afghanistan.

Grade Level

9-12

Topic

Family Relationships; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Military families; Single parent; Divorce; Homosexuality; son in the military; single father; divorced parents; gay son

Main Character

girl

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

single father

LGBTQ+

male/male

Awards

Booklist Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, 2014
Rainbow List, 2014 Teen Fiction
Young Adults' Choices, 2013

Keywords

war; military; missing in action; Afghanistan; bullying; photography; yearbook; VA hospital

Diversity Impact

direct

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