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Title

Kiss

Publisher

Roaring Books Press

Publication Year

2007

ISBN

9781596432420

Pages

248 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Sylvie and Carl have been friends since they were tiny children. They've always played together, eaten meals with each other's families, called each other boyfriend and girlfriend...and deep down, Sylvie has always believed that they'll end up married to each other. They even have a magical fantasy world that belongs to them alone. But as they become teenagers, things begin to change.

Grade Level

6-8

Topic

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

Main Character

girl

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

single mother

LGBTQ+

male/male

Awards

W. H. Smith Children's Book of the Year, 2008, Finalist
Rainbow List, 2011 Juvenile Fiction

Keywords

first love; best friends; crush; rejection

Diversity Impact

direct

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