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Rainbow Road

Title

Rainbow Road

Authors

Alex Sanchez

Publisher

Simon & Schuster

Publication Year

2007

ISBN

9781416911913

Pages

243 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

While driving across the United States during the summer after high school graduation, three young gay men encounter various bisexual and homosexual people and make some decisions about their own relationships and lives.

Grade Level

9-12

Lexile Measure

HL690L

Diversity Topics

LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Gay/Lesbian; Bisexuality; Transgender; gay; gay teenagers; gay adults; queer; bisexual teenager; same-sex relationship; transgender adults

Main Character

male teenagers

Race/Ethnicities

Latino / White

Family Formation

mother and father

LGBTQ+

gay males; bisexual male; transgender male

Awards

Lambda Literary Award, 2005
Senior High School Library Catalog, Sixteenth Edition, 2006 Supplement, 2006
YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2009 Journey Destination

Keywords

vacation; road trip; travel; high school graduation; college plans; public speaking; hair color; feelings

Diversity Impact

direct

Rainbow Road


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