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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

Publication Year

2014

ISBN

9781481416757

Pages

248 pages

Genre

memoir

Format

novel

Item Type

Nonfiction

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

Topic

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

Main Character

transgender boy

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

single mother

LGBTQ+

male/male; female/female; girl to boy

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

Diversity Impact

direct

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

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