The Miseducation of Cameron Post by emily m. danforth
9780062020567 Set in rural Montana in the early 1990s, emily m. danforthâ€™s The Miseducation of Cameron Post is a powerful and widely acclaimed YA coming-of-age novel in the tradition of the classic Annie on My Mind. Â Cameron Post feels a mix of guilt and relief when her parents die in a car accident. Their deaths mean they will never learn the truth she eventually comes toâ€”that she's gay. Orphaned, Cameron comes to live with her old-fashioned grandmother and ultraconservative aunt Ruth. There she falls in love with her best friend, a beautiful cowgirl. When sheâ€™s eventually outed, her aunt sends her to Godâ€™s Promise, a religious conversion camp that is supposed to â€œcureâ€ her homosexuality. At the camp, Cameron comes face to face with the cost of denying her true identity. Â The Miseducation of Cameron Post is a stunning and provocative literary debut that was a finalist for the YALSA Morris Award and was named to numerous â€œbestâ€ lists.