A Boy Like Me

A Boy Like Me

by Jennie Wood

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Overview

Born a girl, Peyton Honeycutt meets Tara Parks in the eighth grade bathroom shortly after he gets his first period. It is the best and worst day of his life. Determined to impress Tara, Peyton sets out to win her love by mastering the drums and basketball. He takes on Tara's small-minded mother, the bully at school, and the prejudices within his conservative hometown. In the end, Peyton must accept and stand up for who he is or lose the woman he loves.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780692238066
Publisher: 215 Ink
Publication date: 07/30/2014
Pages: 270
Sales rank: 258,547
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 13 - 17 Years

About the Author

Jennie Wood is the creator and writer of Flutter, a graphic novel series. Flutter, Volume One: Hell Can Wait, the first graphic novel in the series, is available on 215 Ink. The Advocate calls Flutter one of the best LGBT graphic novels of 2013. She is also a contributor to the award-winning, New York Times best-selling comic anthology, FUBAR: Empire of the Rising Dead and FUBAR: American History Z. Born and raised in North Carolina, Jennie currently lives in Boston, Massachusetts, with her girlfriend. She writes non-fiction features for infoplease.com and teaches at Grub Street, Boston's independent writing center.

Learn more about Jennie's work at jenniewood.com.

Author photo by Michael Benabib, courtesy of Kobo Writing Life

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