Baby Be-Bop

Dirk MacDonald, a sixteen-year-old boy living in Los Angeles, comes to terms with being gay after he receives surreal storytelling visitations from his dead father and great-grandmother.

Author Francesca Lia Block and David Diaz
Publisher New York : Harper Collins Publishers, c1995
Subjects: Teenage boys Fiction
  Gay teenagers Fiction
  Sexual orientation
Classification Young Adult Fiction
ISBN: 0064471764

Dirk’s life was almost perfect. He lived with this grandmother, Fifi, in a beautiful gingerbread cottage in Hollywood. He had the beach, and his surfboard, and Fifi’s red-and-white 1955 Pontiac convertible.

But Dirk wasn’t happy. Inside, he was harboring a deep, dark secret. And he was afraid that if he admitted it to anyone — even Fifi — he would never be accepted again.

Then one night, Dirk’s magic lamp came to life. Suddenly, all the stories from Dirk’s past came flowing out of it. On that night, his life changed forever. At last, Dirk learned who he really was, and that any love that is love is right.

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