Little & Lion
Little, Brown and Company
Suzette returns home to Los Angeles from boarding school and grapples with her bisexual identity when she and her [stepbrother] Lionel fall in love with the same girl, pushing Lionel's bipolar disorder to spin out of control and forcing Suzette to confront her own demons.
Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Culture/Ethnicity; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Disability and Health; Step parent; Interracial; Biethnic; Bisexuality; Mental illness; step father; step brother; interracial family; interracial parents; biethnic family; two ethnicities; bisexual teenager; bipolar disorder; bipolar II; teenager with a mental illness
Black / White
mother and step father
Cybils Awards, 2017, Nominee, Young Adult Fiction
Stonewall Book Award-Mike Morgan and Larry Romans Children's and Young Adult Literature Award, 2018, Winner, Children's (Young Adult Literature)
Best Children's Books of the Year, 2018 Ages 14 and Older
Booklist Editors' Choice: Books for Youth, 2017 Fiction for Older Readers
Kirkus Best Teen Books, 2017 Best Teen Romances
Rainbow List, 2018 Young Adult Fiction
YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2018 Young Adult Fiction
siblings; romance; boarding school; summer; Jewish; Judaism; religious conversion; Los Angeles, California
Colbert, Brandy, "Little & Lion" (2017). Diverse Families. 1341.