DramaGraphic Novel - 2012
From Library Staff
Reasons: banned and challenged for including LGBTQIA+ characters and themes
This Stonewall Honor Award-winning, 2012 graphic novel from an acclaimed cartoonist was challenged and banned in school libraries because it includes LGBT characters and was considered “confusing.”
Seattle Librarians Sep 23, 2017
Parents, librarians, and administrators banned this Stonewall Honor Award-winning graphic novel for young adults because it includes LGBT characters, was deemed sexually explicit, and was considered to have an offensive political viewpoint.
From the critics
AgeAdd Age Suitability
mauve_butterfly_264 thinks this title is suitable for 8 years and over
patriciareneehamilton thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over
violet_dolphin_4714 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 12 and 14
black_panther_1465 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 11 and 16
pink_dolphin_2294 thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over
Coarse Language: They use the "G" word which isn't bad but younger kids should not need to know
Other: Yeah,someone's right! This book is about kissing and boyfriends...Eww and yuck! :(
SummaryAdd a Summary
Callie, is a complete theater geek. There's just one problem; she can't sing. So instead she's part of the production and loves making sets. For the school's production of Moon Over Mississippi she's overflowing with ideas about what to do. As the play takes up most of her and all her friends time they practically spend all their time in the theatre. She meets lots of friends on the way (and loses a few too) as she's trying her best to put on the best production possible. Will it work it? And will she admit her feelings to her crush?
A girl in the cast for a act. Her job is to make a confetti canyon work can it work or can it not?
Callie loves theater. And she would totally try out for her middle school's production of Moon Over Mississippi, but she is a terrible singer. She has two new gay friend but they are brothers. she starts to have a crush on them, but then they turned out to be gay. At the end of the story she became the producer which is the leader.
QuotesAdd a Quote
it a good book but if you don't won't your kids to be gay then don't read it