Empress of the World
While attending a summer institute for gifted students, fifteen-year-old Nic meets a girl named Battle, falls in love with her, and finds the relationship to be difficult and confusing.
LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Family Relationships; Bisexuality; Divorce; bisexual teenager; divorced parents
Gay and Lesbian Themes and Topics in Selected Children's and Young Adult Books, 2009
YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2005
YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2002
The de Grummond Children's Literature Collection
LESLIE BRADSHAW AWARD FOR YOUNG ADULT LITERATURE, 2002, Winner, Young Adults
Lambda Literary Award, 2001, Finalist, Children's (Young Adult)
summer camp; love; friendship; questioning; archaeology; dancing
Ryan, Sara, "Empress of the World" (2012). Diverse Families. 854.