As a school assignment, a thirteen-year-old boy writes an alphabiography--life from A to Z--and explores issues of friendship, family, school, and the challenges of being a gay teenager.
LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Gay/Lesbian; gay teenager; same-sex relationship
mother and father
Lambda Literary Award, 2005, Finalist
coming out; homophobia; friendship; middle school; school assignment; movies; bullying; acceptance; writing
Howe, James, "Totally Joe" (2005). Diverse Families. 1265.