Excellent, Young Adult, Alyssa Brugman, transgender, male, female, teenagers, high school
Alex is born with both male and female body parts. When Alex was born, doctors told his parents that they would have to choose which gender they would like their child to be and then would give the baby hormones to continue that gender. Alex’s parents decide that Alex would grow up being a boy. Once in high school, however, Alex realizes she is a girl, but her parents do not support this decision. In order to make her life more peaceful, Alex switches schools and must face numerous challenges between peers and various adults while she navigates through the difficult adolescence stage.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
"Alex As Well,"
Children's Book and Media Review: Vol. 40
, Article 105.
Available at: https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/cbmr/vol40/iss3/105