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Star quarterback Bobby Framingham, one of the most talented high school football players in California, knows he's different from his teammates. They're like brothers, but they don't know one essential thing: Bobby is gay.

Can he still be one of the guys and be honest about who he is?

When he's outed against his will by a student reporter, Bobby must find a way to earn back his teammates' trust and accept that his path to success might be more public, and more difficult, than head hoped. An affecting novel about identity that also delivers great sportswriting.

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Star quarterback Bobby Framingham, one of the most talented high school football players in California, knows he?s different from his teammates. They?re like brothers, but they don?t know one essential thing: Bobby is gay. Can he still be one of the guys and be honest about who he is? When he?s outed against his will by a student reporter, Bobby must find a way to earn back his teammates? trust and accept that his path to success might be more public, and more difficult, than he?d hoped. An affecting novel about identity that also delivers great sportswriting.

About the Author

Bill Konigsberg is an award-winning sportswriter for the Associated Press. This is his first novel. He lives in New York City.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780525479963
Author:
Konigsberg, Bill
Publisher:
Dutton Juvenile
Subject:
Football
Subject:
High schools
Subject:
Sports & Recreation - Football
Subject:
Social Issues - Homosexuality
Subject:
Social Issues - Friendship
Subject:
Gays
Subject:
Schools
Subject:
Children s-Sports Fiction-Football
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardback
Publication Date:
20080918
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from 9 up to AND UP
Language:
English
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
8.48x6.28x.96 in. .85 lbs.
Age Level:
14-17

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Star quarterback Bobby Framingham, one of the most talented high school football players in California, knows he?s different from his teammates. They?re like brothers, but they don?t know one essential thing: Bobby is gay. Can he still be one of the guys and be honest about who he is? When he?s outed against his will by a student reporter, Bobby must find a way to earn back his teammates? trust and accept that his path to success might be more public, and more difficult, than he?d hoped. An affecting novel about identity that also delivers great sportswriting.

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