Book Club Kit - 2015
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Thirteen-year-old Stark "Stick" McClellan's brother has always defended him against those who tease him for his thinness and facial deformity, so when Bosten, having admitted he is gay, must leave home and their abusive parents, Stick sets out to find him.
Publisher: New York, NY : Square Fish, 2015
Edition: First Square Fish edition
ISBN: 9781250088130
Branch Call Number: FICTION (BOOK CLUB SET) (TEEN)
Characteristics: 292 pages ; 21 cm
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“Stick”, 2016 Read Brave book, banned in Oregon school district

The Read Brave Team just learned that our 2016  book pick, Stick, was recently banned by the Beaverton School District in Oregon. Stick tells the story of fourteen-year-old Stark McClellan (nicknamed Stick because he’s tall and thin), his brother Bosten who is gay and struggling with his identity, and their collective struggle with an abusive father. In addition to being a great read, Stick… (more)

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JCLDebbieF Feb 27, 2017

This book has made me a fan. Told in the voice of 13 year-old Stark "Stick" McClellan, it is at times heart wrenching but always believable. Beautifully written.

Jun 22, 2013

I really love this book.

Gunter_the_penguin1234 Jun 14, 2012

a really cool book


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Gunter_the_penguin1234 thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over


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