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King and the dragonflies

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"Twelve-year-old Kingston James is sure his brother Khalid has turned into a dragonfly. When Khalid unexpectedly passed away, he shed what was his first skin for another to live down by the bayou in their small Louisiana town, [but he] still visits in dreams . . . King must keep these secrets to himself [and can't even] talk with his best friend, Sandy Sanders, [because] just days before he died, Khalid told [him] to end his friendship with Sandy, after overhearing . . . that [Sandy] thinks he might be gay . . . But when Sandy goes missing, sparking a town-wide search, and King finds his former best friend hiding in a tent in his backyard, he agrees to help Sandy escape from his abusive father, and the two begin an adventure as they build their own private paradise down by the bayou and among the dragonflies. As King's friendship with Sandy is reignited, he's forced to confront questions about himself and the reality of his brother's death." -- adapted from Amazon.
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subject_facetAfrican American boys -- Juvenile fiction
African Americans -- Fiction
Brothers -- Fiction
Brothers -- Juvenile fiction
Dragonflies -- Fiction
Dragonflies -- Juvenile fiction
Friendship -- Fiction
Friendship -- Juvenile fiction
Grief -- Juvenile fiction
Hate crimes -- Fiction
Hate crimes -- Louisiana -- Juvenile fiction
Louisiana -- Fiction
Louisiana -- Juvenile fiction
Secrecy -- Juvenile fiction
Sexual minorities -- Juvenile fiction
Young adult fiction
title_displayKing and the dragonflies
title_fullKing and the Dragonflies
King and the dragonflies / Kacen Callender
King and the dragonflies [electronic resource] / Kacen Callender
title_shortKing and the dragonflies
topic_facetAfrican American boys
African Americans
Brothers
Dragonflies
Friendship
Grief
Hate crimes
Juvenile Fiction
Juvenile Literature
Secrecy
Sexual minorities
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9781338129335
9781338129359
9781338617900
9781338617917
Accelerated Reader:
MG
Level 4.9, 7 Points
Lexile measure:
830L