The first day of senior year:
Everything is about to change.
Sal has always been certain of his place with his adoptive gay father and their loving Mexican-American family. But now his own history unexpectedly haunts him, and life-altering events force him and his best friend, Samantha, to confront issues of faith, loss, and grief.
Suddenly Sal is throwing punches, questioning everything, and discovering that he no longer knows who he really is—but if Sal’s not who he thought he was, who is he?
Benjamin Alire Saenz, award-winning author of Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe weaves a gorgeous, multifaceted story about love, identity and families lost and found.