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Just Girls

Title

Just Girls

Authors

Rachel Gold

Publisher

Perseus Distribution Services

Pages

254 pages

Publication Year

2014

ISBN

9781594934193

Genre

realism

Topic

LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Homosexuality; Transgender; lesbian woman; transgender woman; boy to girl

Annotation

To quell the controversy over a trans girl living in their dorm, Tucker claims she is transgendered, and is placed on the receiving end of prejudice and bullying over it.

Grade Level

6-8; 9-12

Family Formation

mother and father

Main Character

girls

Diversity Impact

direct

LGBTQ+

female/female; transgender woman

Race/Ethnicities

White

Awards

Golden Crown Literary Award, 2015, Winner, Young Adult; Minnesota Book Awards, 2015, Nominee, Young People's Literature

Keywords

college students; prejudice; bullying; coming out

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel

Just Girls

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