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Fans of the Impossible Life

Title

Fans of the Impossible Life

Publisher

Balzer + Bray

Publication Year

2015

ISBN

9780062331755

Pages

368 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

At Saint Francis Prep school in Mountain View, New Jersey, Mira, Jeremy, and Sebby come together as they struggle with romance, bullying, foster home and family problems, and mental health issues.

Grade Level

9-12

Lexile Measure

HL730L

Topic

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Disability and Health; Foster care; Biracial; Homosexuality; Bisexuality; Mental illness; foster child; foster teenager; biracial teenager; gay; gay teenager; bisexual; bisexual teenager, depression

Main Character

female teenager; male teenagers

Race/Ethnicities

Black / White

Family Formation

multiple

LGBTQ+

gay male; bisexual male

Awards

Cybils Awards, 2015, Nominee, Young Adult Fiction; Rainbow List, 2016 Young Adult Fiction

Keywords

mental health; high school; private school; friendship; teenage romance; teenage problems; dresses

Diversity Impact

direct

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