Small town pride(based on Goodreads ratings)
Audience Youth 0-15 years
Published  by Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, New York, NY
Bib Id 2520262
Edition First edition.
Description 260 pages ; 22 cm
02771cam a2200457Ii 4500
9780063118782 (hardcover) $17.00
Small town pride
 by Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, New York, NY :
260 pages ; 22 cm
"From acclaimed author Phil Stamper (The Gravity of Us and As Far as You'll Take Me) comes a poignant coming-of-age, contemporary middle grade debut novel about finding your place, using your voice, and the true meaning of pride. Perfect for fans of Rick by Alex Gino and The Best at It by Maulik Pancholy."--Amazon.com
"Jake is just starting to enjoy life as his school's first openly gay kid. While his family and friends are accepting and supportive, the same can't be said about everyone in their small town of Barton Springs, Ohio. When Jake's dad hangs a comically large pride flag in their front yard in an overblown show of love, the mayor begins to receive complaints. A few people are even concerned the flag will lead to something truly outlandish: a pride parade. Except Jake doesn't think that's a ridiculous idea. Why can't they hold a pride festival in Barton Springs? The problem is, Jake knows he'll have to get approval from the town council, and the mayor won't be on his side. And as Jake and his friends try to find a way to bring Pride to Barton Springs, it seems suspicious that the mayor's son, Brett, suddenly wants to spend time with Jake. But someone that cute couldn't possibly be in league with his mayoral mother, could he?"--Page  of cover.
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