The Ship We Built

Product Number: EB00765031
Released: May 26, 2020
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780525554844
Publisher: Dial Books
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A groundbreaking middle-grade trans narrative to join modern classics like Alex Gino's George and Amy Polonsky's Gracefully Grayson. Fifth-grader Rowan Beck has one more year until middle school, but everything already feels like it's changing. Rowan is realizing he isn't a girl like everyone (including his parents) thinks he is. Luckily, Rowan has an empathetic friend, Sofie, a thoughtful teacher, Mr. C., and his letters. Rowan writes his world into letters, ties them to balloons, and releases them out into the universe, ever hopeful that he will make another connection, another possibility to be seen and understood. This is a poignant, heartbreaking, yet empowering story about Rowan's journey through self-discovery and, ultimately, self-love.

Author(s): Lexie Bean
Original Publish Date: May 26, 2020

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