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My crunchy life

Author: Mia Kerick
Publisher: Tallahassee, FL : Harmony Ink Press, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"John Lennon fought for world peace, but sixteen-year-old hippie hopeful Kale Oswald's only made it as far as tie-dying his T-shirts with organic grape juice. Now he's ready to cement his new hippie identity by joining a local human rights organization, but he doesn't fit in as well as he'd hoped. After landing herself in the hospital by washing down a Ziploc bag of pills with a bottle of Gatorade, Julian Mendez  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Bildungsromans
Fiction
Juvenile works
Romance fiction
Young adult works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mia Kerick
ISBN: 9781640803930 1640803939
OCLC Number: 1055416465
Description: 155 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Mia Kerick.

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"John Lennon fought for world peace, but sixteen-year-old hippie hopeful Kale Oswald's only made it as far as tie-dying his T-shirts with organic grape juice. Now he's ready to cement his new hippie identity by joining a local human rights organization, but he doesn't fit in as well as he'd hoped. After landing herself in the hospital by washing down a Ziploc bag of pills with a bottle of Gatorade, Julian Mendez came clean to her mother: she is a girl who has been seen as a boy since birth. Puberty blockers have stopped the maturing of her body. They're also supposed to give her time to be sure she wants to make a more permanent decision, but she's already Julia in her heart. What she's not sure she's ready to face is the post-transition name-calling and bathroom wars awaiting her at school. When Kale and Julian come face-to-face at the human rights organization, attraction, teenage awkwardness, and reluctant empathy collide. They are forced to examine who they are and how they want to present themselves to the world. But until Kale can come to terms with his confusion about his own sexuality and Julian can be honest with Kale about her gender, they cannot move forward in friendship, or anything more."--Publisher description.

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