Goldie Vance, Volume Two

Title

Goldie Vance, Volume Two

Authors

Hope Larson

Illustrator

Brittney Williams; Sarah Stern

Publisher

BOOM! Box

Publication Year

2017

ISBN

9781608869749

Pages

112 pages

Genre

historical

Format

graphic novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Sixteen-year-old Marigold “Goldie” Vance lives at a Florida resort with her dad, who manages the place. Her mom, who divorced her dad years ago, works as a live mermaid at a club downtown. Goldie has an insatiable curiosity, which explains her dream to one day become the hotel’s in-house detective. For now she has to settle for helping out the current hotel detective, Walter. When a mysterious astronaut washes up on the beach, Goldie and her best friend Cheryl are on the case! Where did she come from? Where was she going? And what does she want with...Cheryl?

Grade Level

3-5; 6-8

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Divorce; Single parent; Biracial; Interracial; Gay/Lesbian; divorced parent; co-parenting; single father; biracial teenager; interracial parents; lesbian teenager

Main Character

female teenager

Race/Ethnicities

Black / White

Family Formation

divorced mother and father

LGBTQ+

lesbian female

Keywords

hotel; resort; detective; Florida; investigation; astronaut; beauty queen; beach; disappearance; friendship

Diversity Impact

indirect

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