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I See Reality: Twelve Short Stories About Real Life

Title

I See Reality: Twelve Short Stories About Real Life

Authors

Grace Kendall

Publisher

Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Publication Year

2016

ISBN

9780374302580

Pages

304 pages

Genre

realism

Format

anthology

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Popular young-adult authors weave together questions of identity, loss, and redemption into poignant tales for today's teens.

Grade Level

9-12

Lexile Measure

HL790L

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Culture/Ethnicity; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Disability and Health; Single parent; Family member death; Family violence; Biracial; Immigrants and refugees; Gay/Lesbian; Mental illness; Illness; Addiction; single mother; death of a father; domestic violence; abusive father; biracial teenager; immigration; deportation; DACA; gay; gay teenagers; lesbian; lesbian teenagers; adult with a mental illness; AIDS; drug addiction

Main Character

multiple

Race/Ethnicities

multiple

Family Formation

multiple

LGBTQ+

gay males; lesbian females

Keywords

romance; teenagers; high school; family life; school shooting; coming out; dating; feelings; abortion; breaking up; cat

Diversity Impact

direct

I See Reality: Twelve Short Stories About Real Life


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