It Looks Like This
author: Rafi Mittlefehldt
A new state, a new city, a new high school. Mike’s father has already found a new evangelical church for the family to attend, even if Mike and his little sister don’t want to go. Dad wants Mike to ditch art for sports, to toughen up, but then Mike meets Sean, another new kid, and “hey” becomes games of basketball, partnering on a French project, hanging out after school. A night at the beach. But Mike’s father is always watching. Rafi Mittlefehldt tells a wrenching tale of first love and loss that exposes the undercurrents of a tidy suburban world.
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