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The Popularity Papers Book 3: Words of (Questionable) Wisdom from Lydia Goldblatt and Julie Graham-Chang

Title

The Popularity Papers Book 3: Words of (Questionable) Wisdom from Lydia Goldblatt and Julie Graham-Chang

Authors

Amy Ignatow

Illustrator

Amy Ignatow

Publisher

Amulet

Publication Year

2012

ISBN

9781419705359

Pages

208 pages

Genre

realism

Format

chapter book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Twelve-year-old best friends Julie and Lydia are reunited after six months apart, but the news that their friend Sukie's mother has died after a long illness causes them to reevaluate their goals and focus on being supportive of the friends they already have.

Grade Level

3-5, 6-8

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Single parent; Family member death; Gay/Lesbian ; single mother; death of a mother; gay; gay adults; gay fathers; two fathers

Main Character

female children

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

single mother, two fathers

LGBTQ+

gay males

Keywords

friendship; popularity; middle school; scrapbooks; diary; school musical; class assignment

Diversity Impact

indirect

The Popularity Papers Book 3: Words of (Questionable) Wisdom from Lydia Goldblatt and Julie Graham-Chang


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