Some Assembly Required

Some Assembly Required

The Not-so-secret Life of A Transgender Teen

Book - 2014
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"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 teen memoir"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster BFYR, [2014]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781481416757
Branch Call Number: YA 306.768 ANDREWS
Characteristics: 248 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Lyon, Joshua - Author

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AL_DANIEL May 16, 2017

Oklahoma teens Katie Hill and Arin Andrews made headlines when their unique romance went viral. They both wrote memoirs. This is Arin's book.

Oklahoma teens Katie Hill and Arin Andrews made headlines when the story of their unique romance went viral. They both wrote memoirs. Here's Arin's book.


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Liber_vermis
Nov 28, 2016

As the Uncle of a transgender step-niece, I found this book very helpful in understanding the development of trans self-awareness and the steps (and alternatives) in the process of transition. This autobiography concludes with a well organized and up-to-date list of books, movies, and web sites on transgender being.

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palmer0808
Jul 28, 2015

This was an interesting read. I will say though that once the gender transformation got started, I was a little confused with the pronoun use. Most of Arin's friends are also transgender, but when we (as the reader) are introduced to them, they are male, but when we "meet" them again, they are beginning their transition and would like to be referred to as she/her. If you are able to keep up, you will enjoy the book.

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azredneck
Jan 12, 2015

This book takes you through the transition not only from the person transitioning but their community as well. It's written in reality not through rose colored glasses. This book will help the general public gain understanding into a very controversial topic.

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