King of the Screwups
After getting in trouble yet again, popular high school senior Liam, who never seems to live up to his wealthy father's expectations, is sent to live in a trailer park with his gay "glam-rocker" uncle.
Family Relationships; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Kinship care; Gay/Lesbian; uncle raising nephew; uncle looking after nephew; gay; gay uncle; same sex relationship
mother and father; uncle
Best Children's Books of the Year, 2010 Twelve to Fourteen
Choices, 2010 Fiction Young Adult
Kirkus Best Young Adult Books, 2009
Publishers Weekly Book Review Stars, 2009
Rainbow List, 2010 Fiction
School Library Journal Book Review Stars, 2009
VOYA Top Shelf Fiction for Middle School Readers, 2009
high school; trouble; wealthy; popular; rock band; kicked out of home; New York
Going, K.L., "King of the Screwups" (2009). Diverse Families. 1355.