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Skyscraping

Title

Skyscraping

Authors

Cordelia Jensen

Publisher

Philomel Books

Publication Year

2015

ISBN

9780399167713

Pages

352 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel in verse

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

In 1993 in New York City, high school senior Mira uncovers many secrets, including that her father has a male lover.

Grade Level

9-12

Topic

Family Relationships; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Open relationship; Bisexuality; open marriage; bisexual; bisexual father

Main Character

girl

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

mother and father

LGBTQ+

male/male

Awards

Booklist Top 10 LGBTQ for Youth, 2015
YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2016
Cybils Awards, 2015, Nominee, Poetry

Keywords

high schools; secrets; fathers and daughters; death; New York

Diversity Impact

direct

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