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Boyfriends with Girlfriends

Title

Boyfriends with Girlfriends

Authors

Alex Sanchez

Publisher

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers

Publication Year

2011

ISBN

9781416937739

Pages

217 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

When Lance begins to date Sergio, who's bisexual, he's not sure that it'll work out, and when his best friend Allie, who has a boyfriend, meets Sergio's lesbian friend, she has unexpected feelings which she struggles to understand.

Grade Level

9-12

Lexile Measure

HL620L

Topic

LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Homosexuality; Bisexuality; same-sex relationship; lesbian; lesbian teenager; gay; gay teenager; bisexual; bisexual teenager

Main Character

multiple

Race/Ethnicities

multiple

Family Formation

multiple

LGBTQ+

gay male; lesbian female; bisexual male; questioning female

Awards

Booklist Book Review Stars, 2011
Booklist Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, 2012 Fiction
Rainbow List, 2012 Young Adult Fiction

Keywords

coming of age; drama; friendship; love; teenage romance; high school

Diversity Impact

direct

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