It is definitely up there in the top 2.
The reader alternately follows the paths of Harlan and Manny, two boys who at first seem completely different.
Harlan is the son of a prominent politician and his calculating wife. He often feels like a pony trotted out for display at dinner events.
But, to the outside world he seems like the perfect, popular kid. Manny, on the other hand, is a quiet, kind of geeky kid whos best friend is a deaf girl named Elsa.
He and his dad live alone and get along really well, even if they arent exactly well off. But the two of them do have something in common after all panic attacks and nightmares. Premonitions of their own death. Its gotten to the point that each of them find their terrors both real and imagined are interfering with their lives.
They try different things including a psychicnever quite meeting up, though Manny meets Harlans best friend Ricky while a jock, hes also gay and a nice, affable guy with problems of his own and Harlan makes the acquaintance of Elsa.
Recommended for readers aged 12 and up, boys or girls, and readers of any age looking for something a little different from a great writer.Geography Club is an inspirational movie that every LGBTQ youth should see. It's based off Brent Hartinger's novel of the same name and follows Russell Middlebrook as he learns to be proud of his sexuality and unafraid of what others think.
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[Brent Hartinger] -- A group of gay and lesbian teenagers finds mutual support when they form the "Geography Club" at their high school.
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Books alphabetnyc.com - Geography Club's Russel Middlebrook is back, and he and his friends are off to work as counselors at a summer camp. Brent Hartinger's third novel is the story of Indian legends, skinny–dipping in moonlit coves, and passionate summer romance.4/5(4).
Apr 02, · Thanks again to Brent Hartinger for a great interview! You can also read my review of Geography Club here on the blog and visit Brent Hartinger‘s website for more info about him and his books. Don’t forget to enter my giveaway for an ARC of the latest Russel Middlebrook book The Elephant of Surprise!
Brent Hartinger is an author, playwright, and screenwriter. Geography Club, the first book in his Lambda Award-winning Russel Middlebrook Series, is now a feature film co-starring Scott Bakula and Nikki Blonsky.. In , Brent helped found one of the world's first gay teen support groups, in his hometown of Tacoma, Washington/5(18).