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Angela Katz McNair has never felt quite right as a girl Her whole life is leading up to the day she decides to become Grady, a guy While coming out as transgendered feels right to Grad
Last week I cut my hair, bought some boys clothes and shoes, wrapped a large ACE bandage around my chest to flatten my fortunately not large breasts, and began looking for a new name
Angela Katz McNair has never felt quite right as a girl Her whole life is leading up to the day she decides to become Grady, a guy While coming out as transgendered feels right to Grady, he isn t prepared for the reaction he gets from everyone else His mother is upset, his younger sister is mortified, and his best friend, Eve, won t acknowledge him in public Why can t people just let Grady be himself
Grady s life is miserable until he finds friends in some unexpected places like the school geek, Sebastian, who explains that there is precedent in the natural world parrotfish change gender when they need to, and the newly male fish are the alpha males , and Kita, a senior who might just be Grady s first love
From acclaimed writer Ellen Wittlinger, this is the groundbreaking story of one teen s search for self and his struggle for acceptance.