In this angsty, emotionally intense novel, Charles enrolls in a boarding school for artists after reading a YA novel published by a classmate, Graeme. The two connect and push each other personally and through their art.
Sixteen-year-old Charles Weston, an aspiring artist, transfers to Whitman High School for the Arts to meet his hero, a student who has written a book. Hoping to escape from the demands of his outside world, Charles finds that sacrifices must be made to keep his integrity intact.
Cis boys: Charles, Graeme
Gay/Queer: Charles, Graeme
Not explicitly addressed.
White: Charles, Graeme