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With or Without You

Title

With or Without You

Authors

Brian Farrey

Publisher

Simon Pulse

Publication Year

2011

ISBN

9781442406995

Pages

368 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

When eighteen-year-old best friends Evan and Davis of Madison, Wisconsin, join a community center group called "chasers" to gain acceptance and knowledge of gay history, there may be fatal consequences.

Grade Level

6-8; 9-12

Lexile Measure

HL670L

Topic

LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Disability and Health; Homosexuality; Illness; gay; gay teenagers; HIV

Main Character

male teenager

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

mother and father; mother

LGBTQ+

gay males

Awards

Cybils Awards, 2011, Nominee, Fiction Young Adult; Minnesota Book Awards, 2012, Winner, Young People's Literature; Stonewall Book Award-Mike Morgan and Larry Romans Children's and Young Adult Literature Award, 2012, Honor, Children's (Young Adult Literature); Rainbow List, 2012 Young Adult Fiction

Keywords

Chicago; art; bullying; Wisconsin; college; love; betrayal; fringe group; fitting in; secret boyfriend

Diversity Impact

direct

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