When sixteen-year-old Walker gets caught up in a witch-hunt against homosexuals, he is left to stand by and watch as a tragedy unfolds.
A pensive loner avoids confrontation as much as possible-until the son of a fundamentalist preacher accuses him of being gay. "Gantos's language and ability to conjure a scene are frequently remarkable," according to PW. Ages 12-up. (Apr.) Copyright 2006 Reed Business Information.