Alan Cole Doesn't Dance

Title

Alan Cole Doesn't Dance

Authors

Eric Bell

Publisher

HarperCollins

Publication Year

2018

ISBN

9780062567062

Pages

275 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

As if it were not bad enough to be bullied for being gay while trying to navigate a budding relationship, Alan's father insists he take June Harrison to a school dance.

Grade Level

3-5; 6-8

Lexile Measure

650L

Diversity Topics

LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Gay/Lesbian; gay; gay child; same-sex relationship

Main Character

male child

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

mother and father

LGBTQ+

gay male

Keywords

middle school; art; art progams; school dance; bullying; brothers; family problems; art of war; Sun Tzu; teachers; friendships; coming out

Diversity Impact

direct

Alan Cole Doesn't Dance

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