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Quicksilver

Title

Quicksilver

Authors

R. J. Anderson

Publisher

Carolrhoda Lab

Publication Year

2013

ISBN

9780761387992

Pages

317 pages

Genre

science fiction

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

To prevent the public from learning about Tori's unusual DNA, technology "geek" Tori and her adoptive parents move to a new town and change their names.

Grade Level

9-12

Lexile Measure

850L

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Adoption; Asexuality/Aromantic; adopted teenager; adoptive family; interspecies adoption; asexual teenager

Main Character

female teenager

Race/Ethnicities

Alien / White

Family Formation

adoptive mother and father

LGBTQ+

asexual female

Awards

Cybils Awards, 2013, Nominee, Young Adult (Speculative Fiction)

Keywords

technology; extraterrestrial beings; aliens; suspense; new identities; Canada; blending in; STEM; friendship

Diversity Impact

indirect

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