Melanin Sun has a lot to say. But sometimes itas hard to speak his mind, so he fills up notebooks with his thoughts instead. He writes about his mom a lota theyare about as close as they can be, because they have no other family. So when she suddenly tells him sheas gay, his world is turned upside down. And if that werenat hard enough for him to accept, her girlfriend is white. Melanin Sun is angry and scared. How can his mom do this to himais this the end of their closeness? What will his friends think? And can he let her girlfriend be part of their family?