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Alex As Well

Title

Alex As Well

Authors

Alyssa Brugman

Publisher

Melbourne Australia: Text Publishing

Pages

214 pages

Publication Year

2013

ISBN

9781627790147

Genre

realism

Topic

LGBTQ (Gender & Sexuality); Family Relationships; Gender noncomformity; Single parent; Intersex; gender identity; single mother; intersex teenager

Annotation

Alex has turned vegetarian, changed schools, stopped taking her medications, and created a new identity. An identity that shakes her world. And Alex - the other Alex - has a lot to say about it.

Grade Level

9-12

Family Formation

mother and father

Main Character

intersex

Diversity Impact

direct

LGBTQ+

intersex person

Race/Ethnicities

White

Awards

Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2016; Rainbow List, 2016; Redbridge Children's Book Award, 2015; Longlist; Redbridge Teenage Book Award, 2015; Longlist; Western Australian Premier's Book Award, 2014, Winner, Young Adult; Adelaide Festival Award, 2014, Short List, Young Adult Fiction

Keywords

friends; family; vegetarian; new school; intolerance

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel

Alex As Well

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