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Blood Sport by Tash McAdam
Orca Book Publishers
Publication Date: January 28, 2020
Jason, a trans 17-year-old, is only months away from aging out of the group home and going to live with his older sister when she dies of a supposed drug overdose—except Jason knows she didn’t do drugs. While sifting through her photographs, he finds news clippings about missing girls and a photo of a boxing gym. Determined to uncover the truth, Jason signs up for a boxing class as cover for his own investigation. Jason forms close friendships at the gym and discovers an unexpected talent for boxing, but worries that revealing his identity will compromise his new relationships and his search for the truth about his sister.Continue reading Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers (#QP2021) Nominees Round Up, November 3 Edition