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Skyscraping by Cordelia Jensen

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Published by Penguin Group (USA) in New York, NY .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Secrets,
  • Juvenile fiction,
  • High schools,
  • Fiction,
  • Fathers and daughters,
  • Gay fathers,
  • Secrecy,
  • Schools,
  • History

Book details:

About the Edition

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, shemust find a way to reconnect with her dad while there is still time.

Edition Notes

StatementCordelia Jensen
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.5.J46
The Physical Object
Pagination347 p.
Number of Pages347
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27182385M
ISBN 100399167714
ISBN 109780399167713
LC Control Number2014035150
OCLC/WorldCa891324433

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Skyscraping is an incredibly impressive emotional book. I was blown away by Cordelia Jensen’s beautiful verse and she perfectly describes Mira’s struggles and /5(53).   Skyscraping is like a regular book with wings."— Becky Albertalli, author of National Book Award finalist Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda "In gorgeous poetic verse, Jensen captures the raw emotions and hard truths of a family dealing with forgiveness and love.5/5(1). Skyscraping is like a regular book with wings.”— Becky Albertalli, author of National Book Award finalist Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda “In gorgeous poetic verse, Jensen captures the raw emotions and hard truths of a family dealing with forgiveness and love. SKYSCRAPING. by Cordelia Jensen. Age Range: 14 & up Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert. Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts. Author: Cordelia Jensen.

Told in raw, exposed free verse, Skyscraping reminds us that there is no one way to be a family. Praise for SKYSCRAPING: A NCTE Children's Notable Verse Novel A Booklist Top 10 LGBTQ Book for Youth title A YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults title A Booklist Essential LGBTQIA Book for Youth A Los Angeles Public Library's Best Book for 5/5(1). Get this from a library! Skyscraping. [Cordelia Jensen] -- In in New York City, high school senior Mira uncovers many secrets, including that her father has a male lover.   Directed & Written by e.E. Charlton-Trujillo Edited by James Bailey Original Music by James Bailey Additional Cinematography by Michael C. Potter & James Bailey Talent: Julia Langhold (Mira.   Praise for SKYSCRAPING: A NCTE Children's Notable Verse Novel A Booklist Top 10 LGBTQ Book for Youth title A YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults title A Booklist Essential LGBTQIA Book for Youth A Los Angeles Public Library's Best Book for Teens.

  Skyscraping is an incredibly impressive emotional book. I was blown away by Cordelia Jensen’s beautiful verse and she perfectly describes Mira’s struggles and each emotional stage she’s going through/5(20). SKYSCRAPING was named one of NCTE’S NOTABLE VERSE NOVELS. SKYSCRAPING was named one of the TOP 10 LGBTQ BOOKS FOR YOUTH by Booklist. SKYSCRAPING was named one of the BEST OF TEEN BOOKS by the Los Angeles Public Library. SKYSCRAPING was named one of Bustle’s 15 Best Books of June. Skyscraping is an incredibly impressive emotional book. I was blown away by Cordelia Jensen’s beautiful verse and she perfectly describes Mira’s struggles and /5(19). Buy a cheap copy of Skyscraping book by Cordelia Jensen. Free shipping over $