Hardback Big kids : teenaged misfits and adolescent rabble-rousing take center stage in this dark coming of age tale / Michael Deforge.
Publication year: 2016
Publisher: Montréal : Drawn & Quarterly,
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9781770462243 (hbk.) :
This story follows a troubled teenage boy through the transformative years of high school, as he redefines his friends, his interests, and his life path. When the boy's uncle, a police officer, gets kicked out of the family's basement apartment and transferred to the countryside, April moves in. She's a college student: mysterious and cool, she quickly takes a shine to the boy. The boy's own interests quickly fade away: he stops engaging in casual sex, taking drugs, and testing the limits of socially acceptable (and legal) behaviour. Instead, April and the boy hang out with her friends, a bunch of highly evolved big kids who spend their days at the campus swimming pool. And slowly, the boy begins to change, too.
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120 pages : chiefly illustrations (colour) ; 15 cm