Symptoms of being human /Material type: BookSeries: Rhode Island Teen Book Award Nominee 2018: Publisher: New York, NY : Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, Edition: First edition.Description: 335 pages ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9780062382863; 0062382861.Subject(s): Identity (Philosophical concept) -- Juvenile fiction | Gender identity -- Juvenile fiction | Sex role -- Juvenile fiction | Bullying -- Juvenile fiction | Blogs -- Juvenile fiction | High schools -- Juvenile fiction | Schools -- Juvenile fiction | Young adult fictionSummary: "A gender-fluid teenager who struggles with identity creates a blog on the topic that goes viral, and faces ridicule at the hands of fellow students"-- Provided by publisher.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
<p>Starred reviews from Publishers Weekly and Booklist * YALSA Top Ten Quick Pick for Reluctant Readers * ALA Best Fiction for Young Adults List * 2017 Rainbow</p> <p>A sharply honest and moving debut perfect for fans of The Perks of Being a Wallflower and Ask the Passengers.</p> <p>Riley Cavanaugh is many things: Punk rock. Snarky. Rebellious. And gender fluid. Some days Riley identifies as a boy, and others as a girl. But Riley isn't exactly out yet. And between starting a new school and having a congressman father running for reelection in über-conservative Orange County, the pressure--media and otherwise--is building up in Riley's life.</p> <p>On the advice of a therapist, Riley starts an anonymous blog to vent those pent-up feelings and tell the truth of what it's really like to be a gender fluid teenager. But just as Riley's starting to settle in at school--even developing feelings for a mysterious outcast--the blog goes viral, and an unnamed commenter discovers Riley's real identity, threatening exposure. And Riley must make a choice: walk away from what the blog has created--a lifeline, new friends, a cause to believe in--or stand up, come out, and risk everything.</p> <p>From debut author Jeff Garvin comes a powerful and uplifting portrait of a modern teen struggling with high school, relationships, and what it means to be a person.</p>
"A gender-fluid teenager who struggles with identity creates a blog on the topic that goes viral, and faces ridicule at the hands of fellow students"-- Provided by publisher.
Accelerated Reader AR 5.2 12.0 190468.
Includes bibliographical references (page 137).