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Love Drugged

Title

Love Drugged

Authors

James Klise

Publisher

Flux

Publication Year

2010

ISBN

9780738721750

Pages

304 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Fifteen-year-old Jamie is dismayed by his attraction to boys, and when a beautiful girl shows an interest in him, he is all the more intrigued by her father's work developing a drug called Rehomoline.

Grade Level

6-8; 9-12

Lexile Measure

HL660L

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Disability and Health; Poverty; Gay/Lesbian; Addiction; financial hardship; gay; gay teenager; substance abuse; drug abuse

Main Character

male teenager

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

mother and father

LGBTQ+

gay male

Awards

Children's and Young Adult Literature Award, 2011, Honor Book, Children's (Young Adult Literature)
Lambda Literary Award, 2011, Finalist, LGBT Children's/Young Adult
Rainbow List, 2011 Young Adult/ Crossover Fiction

Keywords

Mexico; drugs; high school; clubs; business; pharmaceuticals; flowers; drug testing; dating; friendship

Diversity Impact

direct

Love Drugged


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