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The Boys in the Back Row (Paperback)
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Now in Paperback—Best friends Matt and Eric are hatching a plan for one big final adventure together before Eric moves away: during the marching band competition at a Giant Amusement Park, they will sneak away to a nearby comics convention and meet their idol—a famous comic creator. Without cell phones. Or transportation. Or permission. Of course, their final adventure together is more than just that—really, it's a way for the boys to celebrate their friendship, and their honest love and support for one another.
The Boys in the Back Row is an unabashed ode to friendship with hilariously flawed hijinks and geekiness galore!
★ "[An] utter rejection of toxic masculinity." —Booklist, starred review
★ "A touching, honest depiction of male friendship." —School Library Journal, starred review
About the Author
Mike Jung is the author of Geeks, Girls, and Secret Identities and Unidentified Suburban Object. He is a library professional by day, a writer (and ukulele player) by night and was a founding member of #WeNeedDiverseBooks team. He lives in Oakland, California, with his wife and two children.