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Alex As Well

Title

Alex As Well

Authors

Alyssa Brugman

Publisher

Melbourne Australia: Text Publishing

Publication Year

2013

ISBN

9781627790147

Pages

214 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

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

Topic

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

Main Character

intersex

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

mother and father

LGBTQ+

intersex person

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

Diversity Impact

direct

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