BOY2GIRL by Terence Blacker

Available At: Challenger Middle School

Categories : Cursing, LGBTQ+

Description: After the death of his mother, thirteen-year-old Sam comes to live with his cousin and as a prank, he dresses up as a girl for school, but it soon gets out of hand.

YA Label?: No

Notes: This book contains cursing and alternate sexual identities.

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Page 53: Matthew sent me an e-mail later that night. It read “OFFICIAL SAM NOW BOY2GIRL.”

Page 56: Trust you to have a sister with oversize gazungas.

Page 109: Instead, he had gone over to the other side. He hardly bothered to talk to us now. There was no doubt about it – he was having a ball as a girl…Girl Sam was happier, more straightforward and open than Boy Sam, and had virtually none of his problems.

Page 119: Sam gave what can only be described as a giggle as we entered the park. “Oh, only, for instance, that a certain Mark Kramer wants to meet me.” “Kramer? The Year Twelve guy?” Jake asked. “Yup,” said Sam. “And the word is that he is hot-hot-hot for a certain Sam Lopez. The other girls are so jealous. Everybody wants to be Mark’s girl but he only has eyes for me. Talk about romantic.”

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