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The Hour Between

Title

The Hour Between

Publisher

Alyson Books

Publication Year

2009

ISBN

9781593501266

Pages

248 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Arthur McDougal's parents ship him off to the Christian Science boarding school the Spooner School in Connecticut after he is kicked out of Manhattan's toniest boys' school. There he struggles with his sexuality and makes friends with the beautiful and troubled Katrina Felt, the daughter of a Hollywood movie star.

Grade Level

9-12

Topic

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

Main Character

male teenager

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

mother and father

LGBTQ+

gay male

Awards

Rainbow List, 2011 Young Adult/ Crossover Fiction

Keywords

coming of age; boarding school; addiction; high school; friendship; acting

Diversity Impact

direct

The Hour Between

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