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Parrotfish

Title

Parrotfish

Publisher

Simon & Schuster BFYR

Publication Year

2010

ISBN

9781442406216

Pages

294 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Grady, a transgendered high school student, yearns for acceptance by his classmates and family as he struggles to adjust to his new identity as a male.

Grade Level

9-12

Topic

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

Main Character

transgender boy

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

mother and father

LGBTQ+

male/male female/female

Awards

YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2012
Best Children's Books of the Year, 2008
Choices, 2008
Middle and Junior High Schoool Library Catalog, Ninth Edition Supplement 2008, 2008
Rainbow List, 2008
Senior High Core Collection Supplement to the Seventeenth Edition 2008, 2008
Volunteer State Book Award, 2009-2010
Nominee
Australian Family Therapists' Award for Children's Literature, 2017, Young Adult
Lambda Literary Award, 2008, Finalist, Children's (Young Adult)

Keywords

dysfuntional family; family problems; identity; school

Diversity Impact

direct

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