Alex as Well
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Alex as Well

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Alex is ready for things to change, in a big way. Everyone seems to think she's a boy, but for Alex the whole boy/girl thing isn't as simple as either/or, and when she decides girl is closer to the truth, no one knows how to react, least of all her parents. Undeterred, Alex begins to create a new identity for herself: ditching one school, enrolling in another, and throwing out most of her clothes. But the other Alex-the boy Alex-has a lot to say about that. Heartbreaking and droll in equal measures, Alex As Well is a brilliantly told story of exploring gender and sexuality, navigating friendships, and finding a place to belong.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 214 pages
  • 147.32 x 210.82 x 25.4mm | 317.51g
  • Henry Holt & Company
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 1627790144
  • 9781627790147
  • 1,541,790

Review quote

"Brugman tackles a sensitive issue with grace and grit . . . This work is best suited for fans of problem novels, teens struggling with identity issues of all kinds, and readers looking for a good contemporary fiction title that has teeth." - "School Library Journal"show more

About Alyssa Brugman

Alyssa Brugman has written several books for young adults, including Finding Grace and Walking Naked. She lives in Australia with her family.show more

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1,358 ratings
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