Arthur A. Levine Books
Tired of being known as "the gay kid," Rafe Goldberg decides to assume a new persona when he comes east and enters an elite Massachusetts prep school--but trying to deny his identity has both complications and unexpected consequences.
LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Gay/Lesbian; gay; gay teenager
mother and father
Amelia Elizabeth Walden Award, 2014, Finalist, Young Adult Literature
Cybils Awards, 2013, Nominee, Young Adult Fiction
Booklist Book Review Stars, 2013
Booklist Top 10 Youth Romances, 2013
Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens, 2014
Gay and Lesbian Themes and Topics in Selected Children's and Young Adult Books, 2009 GLBTQ Children and Teens: Fiction
Rainbow List, 2014 Teen Fiction
identity; prep school; boarding school; Massachusetts; pride; support; friendship; lies; acceptance
Konigsberg, Bill, "Openly Straight" (2013). DIVerse Families. 743.