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Wandering son

Author: Takako Shimura; Matt Thorn; Paul Baresh
Publisher: Seattle, Wash. : Fantagraphics Books ; London : Turnaround [distributor, 2011]
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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Young adult fiction
Bildungsromans
LGBTQ YA
Comic books, strips, etc
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Takako Shimura; Matt Thorn; Paul Baresh
ISBN: 9781606994160 1606994166 9781606994566 1606994565 9781606995334 1606995332 9781606996058 1606996053 9781606996478 1606996479 9781606997079 1606997076 9781606997505 1606997505
OCLC Number: 740865029
Notes: Item reads manga-style, right to left.
Lettering by Paul Baresh, and others.
Description: volumes : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
Contents: V. 1. 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 --
v. 2. Love & (hair)piece. Dreams and desires and stuff. An unfortunate boy. An undaunted girl. The exchange diary. An odd pair. School trip : day 1. School trip : day 2. --
v. 3. Tagging along. A day of much ado. Half-crazed. A new friend. Sunday date. Takatsuki Yoshino's big decision. Stranger and stranger. A song for everyone --
v. 4. BIg sister's romance. Tragic princess. Romantic escape. Kissing incident. And it's not even Spring. Confessions of love. Cracks reappear. Ahh, Junior High --
v. 5. The curious Sarashina-san. The fresh-faced class number three. We're all friends in this class. Beautiful Monday. The teacher loves a mystery. Practicing being girls. The door to summer. Tensions build (again) --
v. 6. The start of summer vacation. The middle of summer of vacation. The end of summer vacation. Preparing for the festival : [parts 1-3]. Gather around! It's festival time! : [parts 1-2]. Bonus manga --
v. 7. How Makeo feels. A maiden's prayer. Yoshino in bad temper. The secret life of Nitori-kun. Ripples. A thaw? Take me out to the ski slopes (part 1). Take me out to the ski-slopes (part 2). Wandering Takako : observations on Shimura-san / by Ishide Den. My life of late.
Other Titles: Hōrō musuko.
Responsibility: [Shimura Takako ; translation, Matt Thorn].

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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 description from vol. 1.

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