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Screaming Divas

Title

Screaming Divas

Authors

Suzanne Kamata

Publisher

Merit Press an imprint of F+W Media Inc

Publication Year

2014

ISBN

9781440572791

Pages

205 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

A teenage girl band in 1980s South Carolina becomes a local sensation, but just as its members are about to achieve their rock girl dreams, tragedy strikes.

Grade Level

9-12

Topic

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Single parent; Incarceration; Interracial; Homosexuality; juvenile detention; single mother; single father; interracial friendship; lesbian; lesbian teenager

Main Character

girls

Race/Ethnicities

Japanese American / White

Family Formation

multiple

LGBTQ+

female/female

Awards

Rainbow List, 2015 Young Adult Fiction

Keywords

stealing; child prodigy; music; band; violin; homophobia; drug abuse; friendship

Diversity Impact

direct

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