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A Very, Very Bad Thing

By Jeffery Self   

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9781338118407 Hardcover
240 Pages | 5.78" x 8.55" | Ages 14 & Up

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9781338118421 Ebook
256 Pages | Ages 14 & Up

Marley doesn't just want to be labeled "The Gay Kid," but he doesn't have much else going on. He doesn't have any hobbies. Or interests. He's the only kid he knows without a passion . . . until Christopher comes to town. He's smart, cute, gay, and . . . the son of the country's most famous, most bigoted television evangelist.

Marley and Christopher immediately spark — and become inseparable. For a month, it's heaven. Then Christopher's parents send him to a Pray Away the Gay program, which leads to even worse things. Hurt and outraged, Marley tells a very big lie — and then has to navigate its repercussions.