Different Kind of Life
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Michael Davis is a nine year old boy who struggles with living up to the expectations of his father. In order to toughen up, he agrees to sign up for Pee-wee football to learn how to be the man he is suppose to be. During the routine sports physical the doctor discovers a serious condition that turns Michael's world upside down and inside out. Without warning, he is presented with a decision that he never dreamed possible. With his best friend by his side and the support of his mother, the child tries to make a decision beyond his years and discovers his true self in the process.
LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Disability and Health; Transgender; Gender nonconformity; Illness; transgender child; boy to girl; gender identity; cancer; testicular cancer; child with cancer
mother and father
football; ballet; doctor; surgery; friendship; dresses
Leone, Katie, "Different Kind of Life" (2013). Diverse Families. 313.