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And She Was

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  • Item #: NTS815053
  • ISBN13: 9781338150537
  • Format: Hardcover Book
  • Pages: 368
  • Publisher: Scholastic Press
  • Genre:
    Young Adult,
    Realistic Fiction
  • Weight (lbs):0.96200
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  • Ages 14 & Up
  • Grades: 9 - K
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Description

From rising star Jessica Verdi, an incredibly timely, sensitive, and riveting portrayal of a teen girl's relationship with her transgender mom.

Dara's lived a sheltered life with her single mom, Mellie. Now, at eighteen, she's dreaming of more. When Dara digs up her never–before–seen birth certificate, her world implodes. Why are two strangers listed as her parents?

Dara confronts her mother, and is stunned by what she learns: Mellie is transgender. The unfamiliar name listed under "father"? That's Mellie. She transitioned when Dara was a baby, after Dara's birth mother died. She changed her name, started over.

But Dara still has more questions than answers. Reeling, she sets off on an impromptu road trip with her best guy friend, Sam, in tow. She is determined to find the extended family she's never even met. What she does discover –– and what her mother reveals, piece by piece, over emails –– will challenge and change Dara more than she can imagine.

This is a gorgeous, timely, and essential novel about the importance of being our true selves. The back matter includes an author's note and resources for readers.

Some mature content.

And She Was

Hardcover Book

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