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Soames on the Range

Title

Soames on the Range

Authors

Nancy Belgue

Publisher

HarperTrophyCanada

Publication Year

2006

ISBN

9780062026712

Pages

204 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

After he gets in trouble at school for fighting, fifteen-year-old San Francisco "Cisco" Soames is sent by his hippy parents to live with his renegade uncle on a dude ranch.

Grade Level

6-8

Lexile Measure

690L

Topic

Family Relationships; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Kinship care; Homosexuality; Divorce; uncle raising nephew; gay; gay father; divorced parents

Main Character

male teenager

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

divorced parents

LGBTQ+

gay male

Awards

Rainbow List, 2012 Middle Early Young Adult Fiction

Keywords

high school; fighting; school suspension; Vermont; cooking; twin sisters; hippies; dude ranch

Diversity Impact

direct

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