Alex As Well by Alyssa Brugman

By Alyssa Brugman

What do you do whilst every body says you're a person you're not?

Alex desires switch. titanic swap. extra radical than you'll imagine.

Her mom isn't really chuffed, actually she's imploding. Her dad walked out. Alex has became vegetarian, ditched one college, enrolled in one other, thrown out her outfits. And created a brand new identification. An identification that alterations her world.

And Alex - the opposite Alex - has much to claim approximately it.

Alex besides is a confronting and heartfelt tale of adolescent event - of wondering id, researching sexuality, navigating friendships and discovering a spot to belong. Alex is a sturdy, susceptible, convinced, shy and decided personality, one you are going to by no means forget.

With an analogous tenderness and perception as YA stars equivalent to John eco-friendly and David Levithan, Alyssa Brugman has crafted a knockout tale approximately id, sexuality and kin that speaks without problems to a common teenager experience.

Alyssa Brugman used to be born in Rathmines in New South Wales in 1974. She has written a number of books for teenagers together with discovering Grace, which used to be shortlisted for the Printz Award, and strolling bare, which used to be a CBCA honour publication. She lives within the Hunter Valley along with her associate and their children.

'A compassionate and relocating account of a teenager's fight with identity.' Jane McCredie, writer of creating women and Boys

'Brugman's attractive writing deals a startlingly actual portrayal of stripling lifestyles and is a outstanding exploration of gender and sexuality. In commonplace Brugman, Alex besides tackles its material with fearless sincere in addition to with robust perception and a pleasant experience of humour...Readers of authors corresponding to John eco-friendly will eat this novel.' four stars Junior Bookseller & Publisher

'Confronting, thought-provoking and sometimes strangely a laugh, Alex in addition is an amazingly strong tale of a tender lady in clash as she struggles to set up her id inside of her relatives, friendships, neighborhood and, most significantly, inside herself.' young ones publication evaluate

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