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I am J

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A powerful and inspiring story about a transgender teen's struggle to find his own path -- and love his true self. 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 a "real boy" and started covering up his body, keeping himself invisible -- from his parents, from his friends, from the world. But after being deserted by the best friend he thought would always be by his side, J decides that he's done hiding -- it's time to be who he really is. And this time he is determined not to give up, no matter the cost.
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Grouped Work ID 5c401e40-eec7-4ca8-5390-34fa3729daa4
Full title i am j
Author beam cris
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-21 23:05:26PM
Last Indexed 2018-05-21 15:57:51PM

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subject_facet Emotional problems -- Fiction, Friendship -- Fiction, Identity -- Fiction, Transsexuals -- Fiction, Young adult fiction
title_display I am J
title_full I Am J, I am J / by Cris Beam
title_short I am J
topic_facet Emotional problems, Friendship, Identity, Transsexuals, Young Adult Fiction, Young adult fiction