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What happened to Lani Garver

ISBN: 
9780152050887
Author: 
Plum-Ucci, Carol
Publisher: 
Harcourt
Publishing date: 
2002
Format: 
Hardcover
Paperback
Notes: 

When Lani Garver shows up partway into the school year, sixteen-year-old Claire and her friends can’t figure out if Lani is a boy or a girl. Lani prefers to keep it that way; ambiguity offers so much more freedom. Claire befriends Lani even as other classmates engage in teasing that soon escalates into violence. Despite a heavy-handed ending, this is a book worth reading for the purposes of discussion.

From Gender Variance and Transgression in Books and Resources for and About Children and Teens, with Related Resources for Caring Adults:  Notes and Bibliography by Nancy Silverrod.

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