You Brought Me The Ocean

byAlex SanchezIllustratorJulie Maroh

June 9, 2020|
You Brought Me The Ocean by Alex Sanchez
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The voices that shaped LGBTQ Young Adult literature, Lambda Award-Winning author Alex Sanchez (Rainbow Boys) and New York Times bestselling illustrator Julie Maroh (Blue Is the Warmest Color), present a new coming-out romance set against the backdrop of the DC Universe.

Jake Hyde doesn''t swim--not since his father drowned. Luckily, he lives in Truth or Consequences, New Mexico, which is in the middle of the desert. And yet he yearns for the ocean and is determined to leave his hometown for a college on the coast. But his best friend, Maria, wants nothing more than to make a home in the desert, and Jake''s mother encourages him to always play it safe.

But there''s nothing "safe" about Jake''s future--not when he''s attracted to Kenny Liu, swim team captain and rebel against conformity. And certainly not when he secretly applies to Miami University. Jake''s life becomes a reflection of the name of his small town--does he live his truth and face the consequences?

Jake is full of secrets, including the strange blue markings on his skin that glow when in contact with water. What power will he find when he searches for his identity, and will he turn his back to the current or dive headfirst into the waves?
Alex Sanchez has published eight novels, including the American Library Association "Best Book for Young Adults" Rainbow Boys and the Lambda Award-winning So Hard to Say.His novel Bait won the Tomàs Rivera Mexican-American Book Award and the Florida Book Award Gold Medal for Young Adult fiction. He has a master''s degree in guidance an...
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Title:You Brought Me The OceanFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:208 pages, 9 X 6.01 X 0.47 inShipping dimensions:208 pages, 9 X 6.01 X 0.47 inPublished:June 9, 2020Publisher:DC ComicsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1401290817

ISBN - 13:9781401290818

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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