It Looks Like This
Moving to a new city and joining an evangelical church despite his own reluctance, artistic Mike is bullied by a father who wants him to play sports and toughen up, a situation that is complicated by Mike's growing feelings for another newcomer.
LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Gay/Lesbian; gay teenager
mother and father
Cybils Awards, 2016, Nominee, Young Adult Fiction
Best Children's Books of the Year, 2017 Ages 14 and Older
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2017 Grades 9-12
bullying; gay teenagers; art; sports; tragedy; conversion therapy; church; religion; homophobia
Mittlefehldt, Rafi, "It Looks Like This" (2016). Diverse Families. 1240.