His best friend reveals that he is gay and his wildly inappropriate English project causes controversy. But, like lots of 17-year old boys, Mitch mostly has sex on his mind in this hilarious and touching “guy book.”
Snappy dialogue and funny footnotes help tell the story of a Seattle fifteen-year-old caught up in a comedy of errors involving her boyfriends, official and unofficial, her best friends, and her parents.
Unlike underdog Ishmael, new student James—quirky and independent—turns the tables on the class bully instead of avoiding him. An intrepid English teacher and some unlikely comrades round out this cheeky but touching Australian tale.