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Wandering son. Volume one

Author: Takako ShimuraMatt ThornGary GrothPaul BareshIan BurnsAll authors
Publisher: Seattle, Washington : Fantagraphics ; London : Turnaround [distributor], [2011]
Series: Wandering son, 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The fifth grade. The threshold to puberty, and the beginning of the end of childhood innocence. Shuichi Nitori and his new friend Yoshino Takatsuki have happy homes, loving families, and are well-liked by their classmates. But they share a secret that further complicates a time of life that is awkward for anyone: Shuichi is a boy who wants to be a girl, and Yoshino is a girl who wants to be a boy"--Publisher's web  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Bildungsromans
Comic books, strips, etc
Fiction
Graphic novels
Young adult works
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Teen fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Takako Shimura; Matt Thorn; Gary Groth; Paul Baresh; Ian Burns; Priscilla Miller; Fantagraphics Books.; Turnaround.
ISBN: 9781606994160 1606994166
OCLC Number: 660546187
Language Note: Translated from the Japanese.
Notes: Originally published ; Tokyo: Enterbrain, ©2003.
Book reads from right to left in the traditional Japanese format.
"Publishers: Gary Groth & Kim Thompson ; Translation: Matt Thorn ; Editorial liaison: Gary Groth ; Design: Alexa Koenigs ; Lettering: Paul Baresh, Ian Burns & Priscilla Miller ; Production: Paul Baresh ; Associate publisher: Eric Reynolds"--Title page verso.
Awards: Texas Maverick Graphic Novels Reading List, 2013.
Description: 202 pages, iv : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: The boy who's a girl --
The wandering son wanders on --
Oscar and André --
Wandering daughter --
Nitori-kun's birthday --
Friends and their words --
Takatsuki-san's calamity --
Everything I want.
Series Title: Wandering son, 1.
Other Titles: Hōrō musuko.
Responsibility: [Shimura Takako ; translation, Matt Thorn ; lettering, Paul Baresh, Ian Burns & Priscilla Miller].

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"The fifth grade. The threshold to puberty, and the beginning of the end of childhood innocence. Shuichi Nitori and his new friend Yoshino Takatsuki have happy homes, loving families, and are well-liked by their classmates. But they share a secret that further complicates a time of life that is awkward for anyone: Shuichi is a boy who wants to be a girl, and Yoshino is a girl who wants to be a boy"--Publisher's web site.

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