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Luna

Title

Luna

Publisher

Little Brown

Pages

248 pages

Publication Year

2005

ISBN

9780316011273

Genre

realism

Topic

LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Transgender; transgender teenager; boy to girl

Annotation

Fifteen-year-old Regan's life, which has always revolved around keeping her older brother Liam's transsexuality a secret, changes when Liam decides to start the process of "transitioning" by first telling his family and friends that he is a girl who was born in a boy's body.

Grade Level

9-12

Family Formation

mother and father

Main Character

girl

Diversity Impact

direct

LGBTQ+

boy to girl transgender

Race/Ethnicities

White

Awards

Borders Original Voices Award, 2004, Winner, Intermediate(Young Adult); Colorado Book Awards, 2005, Winner, Young Adult Literature; Lambda Literary Award, 2004, Finalist, Children's (Young Adult); National Book Award, 2004, Nominee, Young People's Literature/ Stonewall Book Award, 2005, Honor Book, Literature

Keywords

brother and sisters; family problems; identity; transsexual

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel

Luna

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