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Alan Cole Is Not a Coward - by Eric Bell (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 288

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Sub-Genre: LGBT

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books

Age Range: 9-12 Years

Author: Eric Bell

Language: English

TCIN: 77251416
UPC: 9780062567048
Item Number (DPCI): 247-52-0058

Description

Perfect for fans of Tim Federle and Gary Schmidt, this is a hilarious and poignant tale about the trials of middle school when you're coming of age--and coming out.

Alan Cole can't stand up to his cruel brother, Nathan. He can't escape the wrath of his demanding father, who thinks he's about as exceptional as a goldfish. And--scariest of all--he can't let the cute boy across the cafeteria know he has a crush on him.

But when Nathan discovers Alan's secret, his older brother announces a high-stakes round of Cole vs. Cole. Each brother must complete seven nearly impossible tasks; whoever finishes the most wins the game. If Alan doesn't want to be outed to all of Evergreen Middle School, he's got to become the most well-known kid in school, get his first kiss, and stand up to Dad. Alan's determined to prove--to Nathan, to the world, to himself--that this goldfish can learn to swim.

May the best Cole win.

--Leslie Connor, author of Waiting for Normal, Crunch, and All Rise for the Honorable Perry T. Cook
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