The Girl Who Fell From the Sky by Heidi Durrow

Available At: Air Academy (HS), DCC (HS)

Categories : Sexual

Description: Rachael, whose mother is Danish and father is an African-American, loses both her parents and is forced to move to a new city to live with her strict African-American grandmother, but when she is immersed into an African-American community, her physical appearance draws attention and Rachel struggles with her own uncertainties about her identity.

YA Label?: No

Notes: This book contains sexual activities.

Violations (Miller Test [MT] & Colorado Obscenity Test [CD])

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Page: Maybe she heard his shoe fall to the floor, or the small noise I let out when he thrust harder to get deeper into me, dry.

Page: We go to my room. We kiss sitting up then lying down. I let Anthony Miller take off my shirt so that he can see what he’s touching.

Page: She sees him and doesn’t say “Stop” or “What are you doing?” She sees me and says, “You little hussy.”

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