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History Is All You Left Me

Title

History Is All You Left Me

Authors

Adam Silvera

Publisher

Soho Teen

Publication Year

2017

ISBN

9781616956929

Pages

294 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Secrets are revealed as OCD-afflicted Griffin grieves for his first love, Theo, who died in a drowning accident.

Grade Level

9-12

Lexile Measure

HL820L

Diversity Topics

LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Disability and Health; Gay/Lesbian; Mental illness; gay; gay teenagers; same-sex relationship; obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD); teenager with a mental illness

Main Character

male teenager

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

mother and father

LGBTQ+

gay males

Awards

Cybils Awards, 2017, Nominee, Young Adult Fiction
Goodreads Choice Award, 2017, Nominee, Young Adult Fiction
Best Children's Books of the Year, 2018 Ages 14 and Older
Booklist Book Review Stars, 2016
Rainbow List, 2018 Young Adult Fiction
Top 10 YA Book, 2017 Young Adult

Keywords

love; grief; death; romance; memories; flashbacks; friendship; college

Diversity Impact

indirect

History Is All You Left Me


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