Thursday, December 3, 2009

No Big Deal

By Ellen Jaffe McClain (Ellen Jaffe-Gill)

Janice is in Junior High. She's picked on for being overweight (mainly by Kevin, the bully.) But she has a best friend Holly, and Mr. P for social studies.

Rumors start that her favorite teacher might be gay. For Janice it's "No Big Deal." But even her own mother joins the movement to get Mr. P fired.

Then Janice catches Kevin spray-painting Mr. P's car with an anti-gay slur. And she discovers that Kevin's brother is gay, and HIV+.

Suddenly, Junior High is so much more complicated!

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