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The Manny Files

Title

The Manny Files

Authors

Christian Burch

Publisher

Atheneum Books for Young Readers

Publication Year

2006

ISBN

9781416900399

Pages

296 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

A shy young boy learns how to be more outgoing and self-confident from his male nanny.

Grade Level

6-8

Lexile Measure

800L

Diversity Topics

LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Gay/Lesbian; Gender nonconformity; gay; gay adult; gender roles

Main Character

multiple

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

mother and father

LGBTQ+

gay male

Awards

Josette Frank Award, 2007, Winner
Lambda Literary Award, 2006, Finalist, Children's (Young Adult)
Best Children's Books of the Year, 2007 Ages (9 to 12)
Rainbow List, 2008 Middle Early Young Adult Fiction

Keywords

brothers and sisters; self-confidence; nannies; family life; bullying; self confidence; male nanny

Diversity Impact

indirect

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