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Luv Ya Bunches

Title

Luv Ya Bunches

Authors

Lauren Myracle

Publisher

Amulet Books

Publication Year

2009

ISBN

9780810942110

Pages

335 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Four friends--each named after a flower--navigate the ups and downs of fifth grade. Told through text messages, blog posts, screenplay, and straight narrative.

Grade Level

6-8

Lexile Measure

710L

Diversity Topics

Racial Diversity; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Interracial; Gay/Lesbian; interracial friendship; lesbian; lesbian mothers

Main Character

female children

Race/Ethnicities

multiple

Family Formation

multiple

LGBTQ+

lesbian females

Awards

Booklist Book Review Stars, 2009

Keywords

friendship; elementary school; bullying; flowers; popularity; new student; social network; instant messaging; fashion; stereotypes

Diversity Impact

indirect

Luv Ya Bunches


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