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I am J

Author: Cris Beam
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2012. ©2011
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : First paperback editionView all editions and formats
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J had always felt different. He was certain that eventually everyone would understand who he really was: a boy mistakenly born as a girl. Yet as he grew up, his body began to betray him. Eventually J stopped praying to wake up as a real boy and started covering up his body. After being deserted by his best friend, J decides that it's time to be who he really is, no matter what the cost.
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Young adult works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cris Beam
ISBN: 9780316053600 0316053600
OCLC Number: 801593610
Awards: Commended for Lambda Literary Awards (Children/Young Adult) 2012
Commended for Lambda Literary Awards (Transgender Fiction) 2012
Commended for Tayshas Reading 2012
Commended for Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens (Fourteen and Up) 2012
Short-listed for Rhode Island Teen Book Award 2013
Short-listed for Delaware Diamonds Award (High School) 2012
Description: 259 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: by Cris Beam.

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An emotional, heartbreaking, and ultimately inspiring story of a transgender teen.  Read more...

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"J is an especially vivid character...the story is believable and effective due to insightful situations, realistic language, and convincing dialogue."--School Library Journal "It is J's authentic Read more...

 
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