The Gravity of Us

Title

The Gravity of Us

Authors

Phil Stamper

Publisher

Bloomsbury

Publication Year

2020

ISBN

9781547600144

Pages

314 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

When his volatile father is picked to become an astronaut for NASA's mission to Mars, seventeen-year-old Cal, an aspiring journalist, reluctantly moves from Brooklyn to Houston, Texas, and looks for a story to report, finding an ally (and crush) in Leon, the son of another astronaut.

Grade Level

6-8; 9-12

Diversity Topics

LGBTQ; Bisexual; Mental illness; bisexual child; anxiety; depression

Main Character

male teenager

Race/Ethnicities

White / Caucasian

Keywords

NASA; space, Mars; reality TV; social media

Diversity Impact

indirect

The Gravity of Us

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