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Freakboy (Reprint) (Paperback) (Kristin Elizabeth Clark)

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From the outside, Brendan Chase seems to have it pretty easy. He's a star wrestler, a video game aficionado, and a loving boyfriend to his seemingly perfect match, Vanessa. But on the inside, Brendan struggles to understand why his body feels so wrong—why he sometimes fantasizes having long hair, soft skin, and gentle curves. Is there even a name for guys like him? Guys who sometimes want to be girls? Or is Brendan just a freak?

In Freakboy's razor-sharp verse, Kristin Clark folds three narratives into one powerful story: Brendan trying to understand his sexual identity, Vanessa fighting to keep her and Brendan's relationship alive, and Angel struggling to confront her demons.

“An important story, written with compassion and startling insight.” —Ellen Hopkins, The New York Times–bestselling author of the Crank trilogy

“Debut novelist Clark uses free verse to write a gripping story about a complex topic: the challenges of growing up ****** or genderqueer."—Publishers Weekly, starred review

“This gutsy, tripartite poem explores a wider variety of identities—cis-, trans-, genderqueer—than a simple ****** storyline, making it stand out.” —Kirkus Review, starred review

Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 425.0
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Wrestling
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Feiwel & Friends
Age Range: Teen
Author: Kristin Elizabeth Clark
Language: English
Street Date: November 8, 2016
TCIN: 51495039
UPC: 9781250062956
Item Number (DPCI): 248-22-3777

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