DIVerse Families
 
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Title

Not Otherwise Specified

Publisher

Simon Pulse

Publication Year

2015

ISBN

9781481405980

Pages

260 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Auditioning for a New York City performing arts high school could help Etta escape from her Nebraska all-girl school, where she is not gay enough for her former friends, not sick enough for her eating disorders group, and not thin enough for ballet, but it may also mean real friendships.

Grade Level

9-12

Topic

Racial Diversity; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Biracial, Bisexuality; biracial child; two races; bisexual child

Main Character

girl

Race/Ethnicities

African American / White

Family Formation

mother and father

LGBTQ+

female/female; male/female

Awards

Best of the Best Books, 2015
Guide Book to Gift Books, 2016
Rainbow List, 2016
Cybils Awards, 2015, Nominee, Young Adult Fiction

Keywords

bullying; eating disorder; performing arts; self-acceptance

Diversity Impact

direct

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