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The Handsome Girl & Her Beautiful Boy

By Rachel Sarah, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 17+

Compelling story of gender-defying teens falling in love.

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This is a fascinating, complex, authentic, passionate story about first love, connecting authentically with another human being, and being your true self. Author B.T. Gottfred shows what it means to defy gender norms and to persevere in the face of fear. The story's a bit slow to start, but the pace quickly picks up, especially during Art's scenes, making it hard to put this book down. In the end, this is an emotional and empowering story about a powerful connection between two high schoolers who are open enough to find each other, to love, and to live authentically.

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