Caliente Valley High School senior Maui, a gay Latino, is torn between his growing affection for a wealthy newcomer and his loyalty to the LGBT alliance he helped found, whose members consider making a statement by attending prom in drag.
Family Relationships; Culture/Ethnicity; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Gay/Lesbian; Bisexuality; Single parent; Bicultural; Family member death; gay; gay teenager; bisexual sister; bicultural family, two cultures; cultural heritage; single father; death of a mother; loss; family tragedy
gay male; bisexual female
Rainbow List, 2013 Middle Early Young Adult Fiction
coming of age; prom; drag; high school; gay-straight alliance club; friendship
Gonzalez, Rigoberto, "Mariposa Gown" (2012). Diverse Families. 1407.