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- ISBN: 9780375849398 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2008.
It's true: After 17-year-old Ben's father announces he's gay and the family splits apart, Ben does everything he can to tick him off: skip school, smoke pot, skateboard nonstop, get arrested. But he never thinks he'll end up yanked out of his city life and plunked down into a small Montana town with his dad and Edward, The Boyfriend. As if it's not painful enough living in a hick town with spiked hair, a skateboard habit, and two dads, he soon realizes something's not quite right with Billy, the boy next door. He's hiding a secret about his family, and Ben is determined to uncover it and set things right. In an authentic, unaffected, and mordantly funny voice, Michael Harmon tells the wrenching story of an uprooted and uncomfortable teenaged guy trying to fix the lives around him--while figuring out his own.From the Hardcover edition.
|Target Audience Note:||
Text Difficulty 2 - Text Difficulty 3
MG/Middle grades (4th-8th)
3.6 ATOS Level
Electronic reproduction. New York : Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2008. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1449 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 313 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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