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Some Assembly Required: The Not-So-Secret Life of a Transgender Teen

Title

Some Assembly Required: The Not-So-Secret Life of a Transgender Teen

Authors

Arin Andrews

Publisher

Simon & Schuster BFYR

Pages

248 pages

Publication Year

2014

ISBN

9781481416757

Genre

memoir

Topic

LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Family Relationships; Transgender; Bisexuality; Single parent; transgender teenager; girl to boy; bisexual teenager; single mother

Annotation

Seventeen-year-old Arin Andrews shares all the hilarious, painful, and poignant details of undergoing gender reassignment as a high school student in this winning teen memoir.

Grade Level

9-12

Family Formation

single mother

Main Character

transgender boy

Diversity Impact

direct

LGBTQ+

male/male; female/female; girl to boy

Race/Ethnicities

White

Awards

Choices,2015 Cooperative Children's Book Center; Gay and Lesbian Themes and Topics in Selected Children's and Young Adult Books,2009 Cooperative Children s Book Center; Rainbow List,2015 ALA Social Responsibilities Round Table (SRRT); Oklahoma Book Award, 2015 Finalist Oklahoma

Keywords

transitioning; high school; private school; dating; first love

Item Type

Nonfiction

Format

novel

Some Assembly Required: The Not-So-Secret Life of a Transgender Teen

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