Author: Julie Anne Peters
Publisher: Little, Brown Young Readers; Library Binding edition (May 26, 2004)
Category: Literature & Fiction
Subcategory: Young Adults
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Awards for Luna National Book Award Finalist An ALA Best Book for Young Adults A Stonewall Honor Book A Lambda Literary Award Finalist A Book Sense Summer Reading Book for Teens.
Awards for Luna National Book Award Finalist An ALA Best Book for Young Adults A Stonewall Honor Book A Lambda Literary Award Finalist A Book Sense Summer Reading Book for Teens. Praise for Luna "Groundbreaking, finely tuned realism about a transgender teen. Peters writes her characters with care and complexity. A thoughtful novel about a brilliant, determined, transgender teenager. Liam/Luna is an affecting character.
Luna is a young adult novel, by Julie Anne Peters, and was first published in 2004. Luna follows the life of sixteen-year-old Regan as she keeps the secret of her older sister Luna's transgender identity. During the day, Luna pretends to be an average senior boy named Liam. But at night, Luna is allowed to be her true self: Lia Marie, a girl. Later, she changes her female name to Luna, which means "moon", to reflect that her true identity could only be seen at night.
The characters and events portrayed in this book are fictitious. Any similarity to real persons, living or dead, is coincidental and not intended by the author.
Little, Brown and Company. Time Warner Book Group. 237 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10017. Visit our Web site at ww. b-teens. The characters and events portrayed in this book are fictitious. ISBN: 978-0-316-03989-5.
Luna, by Julie Ann Peters, is an exceptional book. This is like no other book I’ve ever read, and one that will stay on my mind for quite some time. It was beautifully written, with perfectly developed characters that were wrapped around a subject matter that got me to rethink how I feel about topics not commonly discussed. The focus of the book is extremely Luna, by Julie Ann Peters, is an exceptional book
A National Book Award Finalist offers an intense portrait of an abusive relationship. Eighth-grader Chloe campaigns against animal testing, won't wear leather, and avoids eating meat.
A National Book Award Finalist offers an intense portrait of an abusive relationship. Johanna is steadfast, patient, reliable; the go-to girl, the one everyone can count on. But always being there for others can’t give Johanna everything she needs-it can’t give her Reeve Hartt. She really cares about animal rights-but now she's fallen in love with Brett, a handsome football player, who admires Chloe's convictions, but loves his burgers, too.
The scene with Chris in the hallway played out in my head like a tragic opera. The soprano and the baritone. She wins him. She loses him. She longs for him. The soprano and the baritone en she dies in his arms. In my opera, though, I wasn’t in his arms. I was alone at the end, a dying swan. I must’ve made Chris think I was putting him off. The other time, too, when he asked me to the rave. Shopping with my sister - I’m sure. It had to make Chris feel diminished, rejected, unwanted. I couldn’t stand that. I had to talk to him. As soon as possible.
Although you get a feel for what the book is about by reading the back copy-in effect, that Regan's brother, Liam, is a woman trapped in a man's body-you don't get the full spectrum of what this actually means until you reach the end of chapter one. "Rolling over, I muttered, 'You're such a freakshow.
Hachette UK, 15 сент. The characters are flat and stereotypical. This book offers no real insight into gender identity issues apart from, well, it's probably tough. Читать весь отзыв , It's Our Prom (So Deal With It), and Luna, a National Book Award finalist. She lives with her partner, Sherri Leggett, in Lakewood, Colorado.
A groundbreaking novel about a transgender teen, selected as a National Book Award Finalist! Regan's brother Liam can't. A groundbreaking novel about a transgender teen, selected as a National Book Award Finalist! Regan's brother Liam can't stand the person he is during the day. Like the moon from whom Liam has chosen his female name, his true self, Luna, only reveals herself at night. In the secrecy of his basement bedroom Liam transforms himself into the beautiful girl he longs to be, with help from his sister's clothes and makeup.