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Naomi and Ely's No Kiss List

Title

Naomi and Ely's No Kiss List

Authors

Rachel Cohn

Publisher

Knopf Books for Young Readers

Publication Year

2007

ISBN

9780375844409

Pages

240 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Although they have been friends and neighbors all their lives, straight Naomi and gay Ely find their relationship severely strained during their freshman year at New York University.

Grade Level

9-12

Lexile Measure

790L

Topic

LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Homesexuality; gay; gay teenager; gay adult

Main Character

female teenager; male teenager

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

mother and father; two mothers

LGBTQ+

gay male

Awards

Choices, 2008 Fiction Young Adult
Rainbow List, 2009 Young Adult Fiction
Senior High Core Collection Supplement to the Seventeenth Edition 2008, 2008

Keywords

friendship; jealousy; infidelity; same apartment complex; NYU (college life)

Diversity Impact

direct

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