Better Nate Than Ever
Scott M. Fischer
Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers
An eighth-grader who dreams of performing in a Broadway musical concocts a plan to run away to New York and audition for the role of Elliot in the musical version of "E.T."
LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Homosexuality; gay; gay teenager
mother and father
gay male; questioning male
Cybils Awards, 2013, Nominee, Middle Grade Fiction
Odyssey Award, 2014, Honor
Stonewall Book Award-Mike Morgan and Larry Romans Children's and Young Adult Literature Award, 2014, Honor, Children's (Young Adult Literature)
adventure; wit and humor; musicals; theater; auditions; teenage boys; ambition; fighting parents; best friend; E.T.; Broadway
Federle, Tim, "Better Nate Than Ever" (2013). DIVerse Families. 60.