This Boy (Compact Disc)

By Lauren Myracle, Will Ropp (Read by)

Candlewick on Brilliance Audio, 9781978665644

Publication Date: April 14, 2020

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Hardcover (4/14/2020)
MP3 CD (4/14/2020)

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Description

Lauren Myracle brings her signature frank, funny, and insightful writing to this novel of a teenage boy's coming-of-age.

Paul Walden is not an alpha lobster, the king lobster who intimidates the other male lobsters, gets all the lady lobsters, and wins at life. At least not according to anyone in his freshman seminar. But Paul has found a funny, faithful friend in Roby Smalls and, just maybe, caught the interest of smart, beautiful Natalia Guitierrez. Life as a sharply dressed beta lobster seems just fine, but in the tricky currents of high school, its pretty easy to get pulled too deep.

With perfect frankness, Lauren Myracle explores the point of view of a middle-class white kid as he navigates friendship, love, loss, addiction, and recovery. It's life at its most ordinary and most unforgettable.