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  1. Funny Boy by Shyam Selvadurai

  2. Below is one of many reviews I copied from Good Reads.
  3. When adults say Arjie is "funny", he knows they don't mean it in any way he's familiar with the word. It's not until he's fourteen and falling in love with his best friend that he realizes what they meant and why he's always felt different. Set in Sri Lanka during the '70s and '80s, the book also deals with the racial tensions at the time, as Arjie becomes more and more aware of the growing conflict the older he gets.This is not a young adult book, but rather a book about children/teens.
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