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Honestly Ben

Title

Honestly Ben

Authors

Bill Konigsberg

Publisher

Arthur A. Levine Books

Publication Year

2017

ISBN

9780545858267

Pages

336 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Ben Carver returns for the spring semester at the exclusive Natick School in Massachusetts determined to put his relationship with Rafe Goldberg behind him and concentrate on his grades and the award that will mean a full scholarship--but Rafe is still there, there is a girl named Hannah whom he meets in the library, and behind it all is his relationship with his distant, but demanding father.

Grade Level

9-12

Topic

LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Homosexuality; gay teenager; same sex relationship

Main Character

boy

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

mother and father

LGBTQ+

male/male

Keywords

identity; sexual orientation; preparatory schools; fathers and sons

Diversity Impact

direct

Honestly Ben

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