DIVerse Families
 
The Pros of Cons

Title

The Pros of Cons

Publisher

Point

Publication Year

2018

ISBN

9781338151725

Pages

341 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Phoebe Byrd, Vanessa Montoya-O'Callaghan, and Callie Buchannan are three teenagers with very different interests and somewhat different problems, but today they are all in Orlando to attend different conventions/competitions--and when a crazy mix-up in the hotel lobby brings the three girls together, they form an unlikely friendship against the chaotic background of the Orlando convention scene.

Grade Level

6-8; 9-12

Topic

Family Relationships; Culture/Ethnicity; Racial Diversity; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Single parent; Divorce; Bicultural; Biracial; Homosexuality; Gender nonconformity; single father; divorced parents; bicultural teenager; biracial teenager; skin color; homosexual; lesbian; queer; gender variance; gender identity; nonbinary

Main Character

girls

Race/Ethnicities

Irish Mexican American / White

Family Formation

single father; mother and father

LGBTQ+

female/female; female/nonbinary person

Keywords

Orlando; conventions; taxidermy; percussion; drums; band; fandom; fanfiction; romance; female friendship; podcasts

Diversity Impact

indirect

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