The Resource Skyscraping, Cordelia Jensen

Skyscraping, Cordelia Jensen

Label
Skyscraping
Title
Skyscraping
Statement of responsibility
Cordelia Jensen
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A heartrending, bold novel in verse about family, identity, and forgiveness. Mira is just beginning her senior year of high school when she discovers her father with his male lover. Her world and everything she thought she knew about her family is shattered instantly. Unable to comprehend the lies, betrayal, and secrets that unbeknownst to Mira have come to define and keep intact her family s existence, Mira distances herself from her sister and closest friends as a means of coping. But her father s sexual orientation isn t all he's kept hidden. A shocking health scare brings to light his battle with HIV. As Mira struggles to make sense of the many fractures in her family's fabric and redefine her wavering sense of self, she must find a way to reconnect with her dad while there is still time. --
Summary
In 1993 in New York City, high school senior Mira uncovers many secrets, including that her father has a male lover
Writing style
Character
Award
YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2016.
Assigning source
publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10428108
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jensen, Cordelia
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 9
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Novels in verse
  • High schools
  • Schools
  • Secrets
  • Fathers and daughters
  • Gay fathers
  • New York (N.Y.)
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Skyscraping, Cordelia Jensen
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn891324433
Extent
1 volume.
Isbn
9780399167713
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014035150
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)891324433
Label
Skyscraping, Cordelia Jensen
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn891324433
Extent
1 volume.
Isbn
9780399167713
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014035150
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)891324433

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