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Eric Bell

Biography

Eric Bell

Eric Bell lives and writes in Pennsylvania. He was once in middle school. He survived. You will too. ALAN COLE IS NOT A COWARD is his debut novel, followed by ALAN COLE DOESN'T DANCE.

Eric Bell

Books by Eric Bell

by Eric Bell - Children's 8-12, Education, Family, Fiction, Gay & Lesbian
Alan Cole has a problem: Ron McCaughlin. Ever since Alan revealed he’s gay, Ron has been bullying Alan with relentless fury. Yet buoyed by the support of his classmates and with his friends Zack and Madison by his side, Alan thinks he can withstand the bullying and --- just maybe ---break through to Ron. But all things come to a head when Alan’s father asks that he take June Harrison to the upcoming Winter Dance. Never mind that Alan has two left feet, does not like girls, and might be developing feelings for a new boy at school.
by Eric Bell - Children's, Children's 8-12, Family, Family Life, Fiction, Friendship, Gay & Lesbian

Alan Cole can’t stand up to his cruel brother, Nathan or his demanding father, who thinks he’s about as exceptional as a goldfish. And he can’t let the cute boy across the cafeteria know he has a crush on him. But when Nathan discovers Alan’s secret, his older brother announces a high-stakes round of Cole vs. Cole. Each brother must complete seven tasks; whoever finishes the most wins the game. If Alan doesn’t want to be outed, he’s got to become the most well-known kid in school, get his first kiss and stand up to Dad. Alan’s determined to prove that this goldfish can learn to swim.