When Mattie is cast as Romeo in an eighth-grade play, she is confused to find herself increasingly attracted to Gemma, a new classmate who is playing Juliet.
LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Bisexuality; bisexual; bisexual teenager
mother and father
Cybils Awards, 2017, Nominee, Middle Grade Fiction
Goodreads Choice Award, 2017, Nominee, Middle Grade
coming of age; friendship; theatre; Shakespeare; Romeo and Juliet; middle school; school play; supportive friends and family
Dee, Barbara, "Star-Crossed" (2017). Diverse Families. 1450.