Lola and the Boy Next Door
Dutton Books for Young Readers
Budding costume designer Lola lives an extraordinary life in San Francisco with her two dads and beloved dog, dating a punk rocker, but when the Bell twins return to the house next door Lola recalls both the friendship-ending fight with Calliope, a figure skater, and the childhood crush she had on Cricket.
LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Gay/Lesbian; gay; gay parents; two fathers
Cybils Awards, 2011, Nominee, Fiction Young Adult
Goodreads Choice Award, 2011, Nominee, Young Adult Fiction
Listen Up Awards, 2012, Winner, Young Adult
Silver Inky, 2012, Long List
romance; fashion; costumes; San Francisco; next door neighbors
Perkins, Stephanie, "Lola and the Boy Next Door" (2011). Diverse Families. 1362.