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Dirty One

Title

Dirty One

Authors

Michael Graves

Publisher

Chelsea Stations Edition

Publication Year

2011

ISBN

9780983285106

Pages

151 pages

Genre

realism

Format

short stories

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Set in the 1980s, Dirty one follows a pack of adolescent characters coming of age in a the suburban town of Leominster, Massachussetts.

Grade Level

9-12

Topic

Family Relationships; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Family member death; Single parent; Homosexuality; death of a mother; single father; single mother; gay child; gay teenager; gay parent

Main Character

boys and girls

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

multiple

LGBTQ+

male/male

Keywords

short stories; Massachussets; coming of age; gay youth

Diversity Impact

direct

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