Hormone Jungle: Coming of Age in Middle School

Hormone Jungle: Coming of Age in Middle School

College-bound Christina Curtis scrapbooks her years in middle school as a member of the Digital Poets, a group of students who find their voices through verse. Weaving her own narrative into the poems of her peers, Christina tells the story of her friendship with Steven Gilley, the obnoxious, girl-teasing, and “unbearably immature” boy who incites her to write her first poem. But Steven holds a secret that makes him wise beyond his years, leaving Christina to wonder if there isn’t more to this “unbearable” boy than meets the eye.

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