True to You
by Tony Correia
After a fight at school leaves him expelled, Jorge Gomez starts training to become a pro wrestler and finds that he has the talent to make it a promising career. At his first wrestling show, he meets Thom, who is from a politically active upper middle-class family — and opposites attract. Before he knows it, Jorge has his first boyfriend. But he soon finds himself up against the ropes when he adopts a flamboyantly gay "bad guy" wrestling persona, and Thom accuses him of promoting homophobia. Jorge has to find a way to be true to himself as a successful gay athlete to save his career and his relationship.
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A young gay man finds the courage to stand up for himself in an LGBTQ twist on Romeo and Juliet. Romeo gives Julian the strength to face his depression and take a stand against homophobia.$14.95, PaperbackInterest ages: 13-18Reading level: Grade 4Lexile Reading Level: HL660LNisha has always been a good Tamil daughter. Her parents want her to become a doctor or an engineer but what she really loves is writing and her classmate, Todd. Can love conquer obligation?$14.95, PaperbackInterest ages: 13-18Reading level: Grade 5Lexile Reading Level: 680LA young man comes to terms with his sexuality in a modern retelling of a Shakespearean classic. When Romeo's homophobic friends can't accept him as gay, he must prove that his love for Julian is real.$14.95, PaperbackInterest ages: 13-18Reading level: Grade 4Lexile Reading Level: HL600L