Out of the pocket
Star quarterback Bobby Framingham, one of the most talented high school football players in California, knows he?s different from his teammates. They?re like brothers, but they don?t know one essential thing: Bobby is gay. Can he still be one of the guys and be honest about who he is? When he?s outed against his will by a student reporter, Bobby must find a way to earn back his teammates? trust and accept that his path to success might be more public, and more difficult, than he?d hoped. An affecting novel about identity that also delivers great sportswriting.
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|full_title||out of the pocket|
|detailed_location_arlington||Central Teen Fiction|
|display_description||As Bobby Framingham, quarterback of his high school football team, finally acknowledges to himself that he is gay, events start to spin out of control when his sexual orientation is revealed in the student newspaper and then in the local press, and he learns that his father has cancer.|
|item_details||ils:.b13076140|.i1373958x|Central Teen Fiction|YF KONIG|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|Nov 21, 2017|cyf|||
|owning_library_arlington||Arlington Public Library, Aurora Hills, Central, Cherrydale, Columbia Pike, Connection Crystal City, Detention Center, Glencarlyn, Local History, Plaza, Shirlington, Westover|
|record_details||ils:.b13076140|Book|Books|1st ed.|English|Dutton Books,|c2008.|264 p. ; 22 cm.|
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|subject_facet||California, Southern -- Fiction, California, Southern -- Juvenile fiction|
|title_display||Out of the pocket|
|title_full||Out of the pocket / Bill Konigsberg|
|title_short||Out of the pocket|