Whether youare trans, gay, lesbian, bi, queer, questioning, or straight, this winner of the Stonewall Childrenas a Young Adult Literature Award will make you marvel at the beauty of human connection and the irrepressible nature of love. Everyone has that one line they swear theyall never cross, the one thing they say theyall never do. We draw the line. Maybe we even believe it. Sage Hendricks was my line. Logan Witherspoon befriends Sage Hendricks at a time when he no longer trusts or believes in people. As time goes on, he finds himself drawn to Sage, pulled in by her deep, but sexy feminine voice and her constant smile. Eventually Loganas feelings for Sage grow so strong that he canat resist kissing her. Moments later, he wishes he never had. Sage finally discloses her big secret: she was born a boy. Enraged, frightened, and feeling betrayed, Logan lashes out at Sage. Once his anger has cooled, however, his regrets lead him to attempt to rekindle their friendship. But itas hard to replace something thatas been brokenaand itas even harder to find your way back to friendship when you began with love. *** aTackles issues of homophobia, hate crimes and stereotyping with humor and grace in an accessible tone that will resonate with teens.a aKirkus Reviews aIt is Sage's story that is truly important.a aSLJ aTeensaboth those familiar with transgender issues and those who are notawill welcome the honest take on a rarely explored subject.a aBooklist aA sensitive examination of the seldom treated subject of transgender teens.a aVOYA From the Hardcover edition.But itas hard to replace something thatas been brokenaand itas even harder to find your way back to friendship when you began with love. *** aTackles issues of homophobia, hate crimes and stereotyping with humor and grace in an ...
|Publisher||:||Delacorte Books for Young Readers - 2009-10-13|