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Some assembly required: the not-so-secret life of a transgender teen

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Publisher:
Simon & Schuster BFYR,
Pub. Date:
[2014]
Edition:
First edition.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
IL: UG - BL: 6.3 - AR Pts: 10
Lexile measure:
970L
Description
Seventeen-year-old Arin Andrews shares all the hilarious, painful, and poignant details of undergoing gender reassignment as a high school student in this winning memoir. We've all felt uncomfortable in our own skin at some point, and we've all been told that "it's just a part of growing up." But for Arin Andrews, it wasn't a phase that would pass. He had been born in the body of a girl and there seemed to be no relief in sight... In this revolutionary memoir, Arin details the journey that led him to make the life-transforming decision to undergo gender reassignment as a high school junior. In his captivatingly witty, honest voice, Arin reveals the challenges he faced as a girl, the humiliation and anger he felt after getting kicked out of his private school, and all the changes--both mental and physical--he experienced once his transition began. Arin also writes about the thrill of meeting and dating a young transgender woman named Katie Hill...and the heartache that followed after they broke up. Some Assembly Required is a true coming-of-age story about knocking down obstacles and embracing family, friendship, and first love. But more than that, it is a reminder that self-acceptance does not come ready-made with a manual and spare parts. Rather, some assembly is always required.
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ISBN:
9781481416764
9781481416757
Reading Level:
UG
Level 6.3, 10 Points
Lexile measure:
970L
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subject_facet Andrews, Arin, Transgender youth -- United States -- Biography, Transgenderism -- United States, Transsexual youth -- United States -- Biography
title_display Some assembly required : the not-so-secret life of a transgender teen
title_full Some assembly required : the not-so-secret life of a transgender teen / Arin Andrews with Joshua Lyon
title_short Some assembly required :
title_sub the not-so-secret life of a transgender teen
topic_facet Andrews, Arin, Transgender youth, Transgenderism, Transsexual youth