Confessions of a Teenage Drag King

From the Series Lorimer Real Love

  • Interest Level: Grade 9 - Grade 12
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

Seventeen-year-old Lauren is trying to navigate the tricky waters of teen romance. From high school to the drag show and back, Lauren must keep up their two personas—Ren, a drag king, and Lauri, a typical student—and come to terms with their feelings both for mixed-race student Clover and their own identity as an LGBTQ+ teen. A realistic but lighthearted exploration of gender and identity, this story is full of colorful, authentic characters, making it a fun and topical read for today’s teen readers.

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978-1-4594-1561-4
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Interest Level Grade 9 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre High/Low, Young Adult
Category Diverse Books: LGBTQIA+, Diversity, SEL: C Social Awareness, SEL: D Relationship Skills, Social Emotional Learning
Copyright 2020
Publisher James Lorimer and Company Ltd., Publishers
Imprint Lorimer Children & Teens
Language English
Number of Pages 160
Publication Date 2021-01-01
Text Type Fiction—Romance
BISACS YAF052040, YAF058040, YAF047000
Dewey [Fic]
Dimensions 5.25 x 7.5
Lexile 600
Features Author/Illustrator biography and Reviewed

Reviews

Kirkus Reviews

“A fun and authentic queer teen romance.”—Kirkus Reviews

Author: Markus Harwood-Jones

Markus Harwood-Jones is a writer, visual artist and documentary filmmaker. He is author of many Lorimer Real Love teen romances. He lives in Toronto.