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The Mariposa Club

Title

The Mariposa Club

Publisher

Alyson Books

Publication Year

2009

ISBN

9781593501068

Pages

216 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Incoming seniors, Maui, Trini, Isaac, and Liberace, known as the Fierce Foursome, decide to create a gay/straight alliance at Caliente Valley High School.

Grade Level

9-12

Topic

LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Homosexuality; gay teenager

Main Character

boy

Race/Ethnicities

Mexican American

Family Formation

single father

LGBTQ+

male/male

Awards

Best Books: Stuff for the Teen Age, 2010 Bad Romance

Keywords

gay straight alliance club; friendship; high school; senior year; homophobia

Diversity Impact

direct

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