Title Profile & Character Information

The Order of the Poison Oak

Annotation
Summer camp is different from high school. Something about spending the night. Things happen. Geography Club's Russel Middlebrook is back, and he and his friends are off to work as counselors at a summer camp. Brent Hartinger's third novel is the story of Indian legends, skinny-dipping in moonlit coves, and passionate summer romance. It's also the story of Russel's latest club, the Order of the Poison Oak, a secret society dedicated to helping its members see life's hidden beauty and accept its sometimes painful sting.

Characters
NameMiddlebrook, Russell
GenderMale
OccupationCounselor
TraitGay

NameMin
GenderFemale
OccupationCounselor
TraitBisexual

GenreFiction
Coming of age
    --Gay
Psychological
TopicsGay youth
Coming out
Self-acceptance
Identity
Sexual identity
Counseling
Homosexuality
Dating
Friendship
Personal growth
SettingCamp
Rural