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Gracefully Grayson

Title

Gracefully Grayson

Authors

Ami Polonsky

Publisher

Disney Press

Pages

243 pages

Publication Year

2014

ISBN

9781423185277

Genre

realism

Topic

LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Family Relationship; Transgender; Legal guardianship; Family member death; boy to girl; transgender child; raising nephew; death of parents

Annotation

Grayson, a transgender twelve-year-old, learns to accept her true identity and share it with the world.

Grade Level

6-8

Family Formation

guardians

Main Character

boy to girl

Diversity Impact

direct

LGBTQ+

boy to girl transgender

Race/Ethnicities

White

Awards

Best Children's Books of the Year,2015 Bank Street College of Education; Choices,2015 Cooperative Children's Book Center; Gay and Lesbian Themes and Topics in Selected Children's and Young Adult Books,2009 Cooperative Children s Book Center; NYC Reads 365,2015 New York City, Dept. of Education; Cybils Awards, 2015 Nominee United States

Keywords

middle school; theatre; drama; deceased parents; extended family

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel

Gracefully Grayson

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