Bad Boy by Diana Wieler

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A. J. is ecstatic when he makes the city-wide hockey team, but when he learns that his best friend is gay, he takes his rage and fear with him onto the ice and jeopardizes his position on the team.
 

About Diana Wieler

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Wieler has won many prestigious awards for her gripping young adult fiction.
 
Published February 1, 1992 by Delacorte Books for Young Readers. 194 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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The two young men are well-drawn, complex characters: glib, unstable Tully bitterly contemplates the loss of a treasured friend and the impossibility of keeping a secret in a small town, while A.J., inarticulate and socially inept, struggles desperately to lay both confusion and prejudice to rest.

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Full of action and dramatic tension, this story set in Canada reveals the problems of a high school hockey player during his first year on a Triple A team. A. J. Brandiosa's elation in making the Cycl

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