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Patrick Flores-Scott


Patrick Flores-Scott

Patrick Flores-Scott currently teaches struggling elementary readers and math students. He's written for theatre and the slam poetry stage. Jumped In is his first novel. He lives Seattle with his wife and two young boys.

Patrick Flores-Scott

Books by Patrick Flores-Scott

by Patrick Flores-Scott - Coming of Age, Family, Fiction, Mental Health, Romance, Young Adult 13+

With a strong family, the best friend a guy could ask for and a budding romance with the girl of his dreams, life shows promise for Teodoro “T” Avila. But he takes some hard hits the summer before senior year when his nearly perfect brother, Manny, returns from a tour in Iraq with a devastating case of PTSD. In a desperate effort to save Manny from himself and pull their family back together, T’s fiery sister, Xochitl, hoodwinks her brothers into a cathartic road trip.

by Patrick Flores-Scott - Fiction, Young Adult 12+

Since his mom left, Sam has become an expert in the art of slacking, especially since no one at his new school gets his intense passion for the music of the Pacific Northwest --- Nirvana, Hole, Sleater-Kinney. Then his English teacher begins a slam poetry unit, and Sam gets paired up with the daunting, scarred, clearly-a-gang-member Luis. Slacking is no longer an option --- Luis will destroy him.