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Gone, Gone, Gone

Title

Gone, Gone, Gone

Publisher

Simon Pulse

Publication Year

2012

ISBN

9781442453128

Pages

251 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Struggling with the aftermath of the September 11 attacks and sniper shootings throughout the Washington, D.C. area, Craig and Lio consider a romantic relationship that is complicated by Craig's ex-boyfriend, Lio's broken family, and the death of Lio's brother.

Grade Level

9-12

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; LGBTQ (Gender & Sexuality); Family member death; Gay/Lesbian; death of a father; death of a sibling; death of a brother; grief; loss; gay; gay teenagers; same-sex relationship

Main Character

male teenager

Race/Ethnicities

Black / White

Family Formation

mother and father; single father

LGBTQ+

gay males

Awards

Stonewall Book Award, 2013 Honor Book

Keywords

Washington, D.C.; love; relationships; September 11 attacks; pets; paranoia; trauma; therapy

Diversity Impact

direct

Gone, Gone, Gone


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