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Out of the Pocket
by Bill Konigsberg

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Out of the Pocket by Bill Konigsberg Overview

Star quarterback Bobby Framingham, one of the most talented high school football players in California, knows he's different from his teammates. They're like brothers, but they don't know one essential thing: Bobby is gay. Can he still be one of the guys and be honest about who he is? When he's outed against his will by a student reporter, Bobby must find a way to earn bac Star quarterback Bobby Framingham, one of the most talented high school football players in California, knows he's different from his teammates. They're like brothers, but they don't know one essential thing: Bobby is gay. Can he still be one of the guys and be honest about who he is? When he's outed against his will by a student reporter, Bobby must find a way to earn back his teammates? trust and accept that his path to success might be more public, and more difficult, than he'd hoped. An affecting novel about identity that also delivers great sportswriting.

Bill Konigsberg

About Out of the Pocket Description

Bill Konigsberg was born in 1970 in New York City. Expectations were high from birth - at least in terms of athletics. His parents figured he'd be a great soccer player, based on his spirited kicking from inside the womb. As it turned out, the highlight of his soccer career was at Camp Greylock in 1978, when he was chosen for the Camp's "D" team. There were only four levels. Bill played alongside

Data Book Out of the Pocket

Original Title Out of the Pocket ISBN 0525479961 (ISBN13: 9780525479963 ) Edition Language English Characters Bobby Framingham setting United States of America California (United States) Literary Awards Lambda Literary Award for LBGT Childrens/Young Adult (2008) (9)