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A Love Story Starring My Dead Best Friend

Title

A Love Story Starring My Dead Best Friend

Authors

Emily Horner

Publisher

Dail Books

Publication Year

2010

ISBN

9780803734203

Pages

272 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

As she tries to sort out her feelings of love, seventeen-year-old Cass, a spunky math genius with an introverted streak, finds a way to memorialize her dead best friend.

Grade Level

6-8; 9-12

Lexile Measure

900L

Topic

LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Homosexuality; lesbian; lesbian teenager

Main Character

female teenager

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

mother and father

LGBTQ+

lesbian female

Awards

Kirkus Book Review Stars, 2010; Rainbow List, 2011 Young Adult/ Crossover Fiction; School Library Journal Book Review Stars, 2010

Keywords

friendship; best friends; death of a friend; grieving; musicals; theatre; travels; cross-country traveling; road trip

Diversity Impact

direct

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