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TitleNone of the Above
AuthorI.W. Gregorio
ISBN0062335316
ImprintI.W. Gregorio Ltd
Rating
Sales rank4.5
LanguageEnglish
FormatHardcover
Pages328

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A groundbreaking story about a teenage girl who discovers she was born intersex and what happens when her secret is revealed to the entire school Incredibly compelling and sensitively told, None of the Above is a thought provoking novel that explores what it means to be a boy, a girl, or something in between.What if everything you knew about yourself changed in an instant When Kristin Lattimer is voted homecoming queen, it seems like another piece of her ideal life has fallen into place She s a champion hurdler with a full scholarship to college and she s madly in love with her boyfriend In fact, she s decided that she s ready to take things to the next level with him.But Kristin s first time isn t the perfect moment she s planned something is very wrong A visit to the doctor reveals the truth Kristin is intersex, which means that though she outwardly looks like a girl, she has male chromosomes, not to mention boy parts Dealing with her body is difficult enough, but when her diagnosis is leaked to the whole school, Kristin s entire identity is thrown into question As her world unravels, can she come to terms with her new self

Reviews

Emily May

None of the Above By I.W. Gregorio

I tried to hold things together, but I could feel pieces of myself crumbling, turning to dust It s not fair I m a girl My voice came out in a whisper. 2015 so far seems to be an excellent year for YA contemporary I m always the kind of person who finds myself attracted to books that promise ... (Sign in to see more)


Lola Reviewer

None of the Above By I.W. Gregorio

3 1 2 stars You fall for the person, not their chromosomes I m genuinely glad I read this book It wasn t the best YA contemporary I ve ever had the chance to read, but it was informative, authentic and the story went straight to my heart I didn t know that the word intersex existed before seeing thi... (Sign in to see more)


Raeleen Lemay

None of the Above By I.W. Gregorio

My rating leans a bit towards 3.75, but 4 will do I flew through this book, and I really ended up enjoying it You can tell how much research the author did going into the writing of the book, and that was a high point for me I felt like the general plot was a bit too high school drama y for me at t... (Sign in to see more)


Aj the Ravenous Reader

None of the Above By I.W. Gregorio

You know how when you take a multiple choice exam and there s a none of the above option, you d assume that it s a very easy question but in truth it s actually one of the most difficult ones because you ll have to consider the validity of each of the other choices before finally choosing the none o... (Sign in to see more)


Steph Sinclair

None of the Above By I.W. Gregorio

Love isn t a choice You fall for the person, not their chromosomes. I love walking away from a book learning so much about people and the world around me It allows me to peep into the others lives and backgrounds, understand their struggles and fears I m very appreciative of authors who se... (Sign in to see more)


Aimee (Aimee, Always)

None of the Above By I.W. Gregorio

Ever heard of the term intersex Before coming across this book, I already knew that there were people who outwardly looked like a true male female, but had other parts, but I never really knew anything about this condition other than that None of the Above opened my eyes to this concept, and I belie... (Sign in to see more)


Hannah (The Irish Banana Review)

None of the Above By I.W. Gregorio

I m ashamed to admit I almost wrote this book off before I ever touched it, mostly because I didn t understand intersex and what it meant Not until Steph, from Cuddlebuggery, set me straight on our way to NYCC14 Steph Awesome NONE OF THE ABOVE will be available at the Harper booth if we ask for it M... (Sign in to see more)


Sarah

None of the Above By I.W. Gregorio

Source I received a digital copy of this book for free on a read to review basis Thanks to HarperCollins and Edelweiss Could I please schedule surgery as soon as possible to remove my testicles This was an emotional story about a girl dealing with bullying, and trying to come to terms with ... (Sign in to see more)


Dahlia

None of the Above By I.W. Gregorio

Sometimes, when I read older QUILTBAG books, I get sad thinking of how long queer kids have gone with those books being their only options books that seem to have sacrificed writing style or believability or realism just so that there would be queer books on shelves Books that could totally destroy ... (Sign in to see more)


Kelsey

None of the Above By I.W. Gregorio

None of the Above is a standard YA issue book about a girl named Krissy who discovers, shortly after her 18th birthday, that she s intersex She has androgen insensitivity syndrome and although she s been raised her entire life as a girl, her chromosomes are, in fact, XY From there it s a bas... (Sign in to see more)


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