The Gene Pull
by Benjamin Shepherd Quiñones
Sixteen-year-old Noah Fletcher has a lot on his mind. He’s gay, and his best friend hates him for it. So does the rest of his high school. What they don't know is that he has the ability to talk to and understand all the animals on earth.
Despite his mother’s full support and his animal friends, he can’t help but feel lonely until popular cheerleader, Candy Bloom, sticks up for him...