Books tagged: jewish coming of age

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The Name of His Fathers
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,090. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
A young Jewish man from Texas, Eric Jacobs, moves toward Orthodox belief and practice while at college in New Orleans. THE NAME OF HIS FATHERS is a story about spiritual journeys -- beginning them, resisting them, joining them, nurturing and repairing them. And it is about the humor, grace, and good cheer that can be found along the way.
The Wright Thing
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120,710. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
In 1967, as racial tensions explode, a fatherless, Jewish teenager comes to grips with growing suspicions that his girlfriend’s German father played a sinister role in WWII. The boy is torn. He and the man share not only a love for the daughter, but also for Wright brothers aircraft. Matters worsen with revelations of a horrific, diabolical plot—one that only he may be able to stop.
Learning to Kiss Girls
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,340. Language: American English. Published: June 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian
It’s 1984, and Helen Blumenstein, age 14, wants to learn about kissing girls. She’s scared of being different. Helen will have to find her own voice and decide if she is brave enough to be exactly who she is supposed to be, even if that means being a little bit queer.