Everything you need to understand or teach Rainbow Boys by Alex Sánchez.
Rainbow Boys is the story of three gay, teenage boys struggling to balance their true identities with the expectations of society around them.
Rainbow Boys is recounted from the revolving perspective of three gay teenagers in various stages of sexual realization. Nelson is out and proud. Everyone around him, including his parents and friends, know that he is gay. Kyle, the star of the school swim team, knows he's gay but hasn't yet come out to his family. Jason has a girlfriend but isn't satisfied. He feels like there's something he's hiding, even from himself. As the novel progresses, Jason realizes that he is gay but is too afraid to admit this even to himself.
The novel focuses mainly on the relationship between these three boys. Nelson and Kyle are best friends, but it is clear that Nelson is in love with Kyle. Kyle is in love with...
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