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A Vigil for Joe Rose: Stories of Being Out in High School

Title

A Vigil for Joe Rose: Stories of Being Out in High School

Publisher

iUniverse

Publication Year

2009

ISBN

9781440178559

Pages

201 pages

Genre

realism

Format

anthology

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

A Vigil for Joe Rose is a collection of stories told with empathy and humour about the experience of being out in high school. As a unified collection, these eight short stories and a novella chart the journey of the main characters from first coming out to their growth into confident young gay men, and the challenges, triumphs, and losses along the way.

Grade Level

9-12

Topic

LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Homosexuality; gay; gay teenagers

Main Character

multiple

Race/Ethnicities

multiple

Family Formation

multiple

LGBTQ+

gay males

Keywords

short stories; coming out; high school; emails

Diversity Impact

direct

A Vigil for Joe Rose: Stories of Being Out in High School

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