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Fiction Ages 9-12
Pages: 192
Publisher: Second Story Press
Pub Date: 28/Sep/2021
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Toronto ON, April 2021 — Ciel may have settled into high school with their best friend Stephie and new buddy Liam, but life is anything but ordinary for this non-binary trans kid! Between an important science project for school and their ever more popular YouTube channel, Ciel and their friends find themselves involved in a campaign to represent the LGBT Alliance. Life is taking off in all directions!

Rob Bittner, CM: Canadian Review of Materials
"An entertaining yet educational middle grade novel that represents a plethora of LGBTQ+ identities and experiences that many young people will be able to identify with regardless of their own gender and sexuality."
Kirkus Reviews
“A bright and open story.”
"Ciel’s energetic and eager voice, as well as their passion for life and appreciation for all types of people, shines through the pages...Bearing a sweet nostalgic air for school days, Labelle’s narrative revolves around relatable situations for readers, from science projects and school assignments to attempting to build and maintain a social circle while exploring one’s own self-expression and identities."
School Library Journal
"A good addition to any middle grade collection desiring true-to-life stories of LGBTQ+ kids."

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