Series Name: Cutting Edge: Gritty Reads, Real-Life Issues
Theme: Hi-Lo, Acceptance, self-esteem, sexuality (features lesbian character)
Constance is not like the other girls. She prefers comfort and function over fashion. Even as a young girl, Constance has known that she's different. Her high school days are a journey through loneliness, shame, and anger because she does not understand who she is, and she's been taught that being gay--being a lesbian--ÌÎå«Ì´åis shameful. She feels different, and in her mind different is bad.
Grade Level: 9 to 12
Reading Level: 4
Lexile Level: 790L