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TitleThe Art of Being Normal
AuthorLisa Williamson
ISBN1910200328
ImprintLisa Williamson Ltd
Rating
Sales rank4.5
LanguageEnglish
FormatHardcover
Pages353

Description

Two boys Two secrets.David Piper has always been an outsider His parents think he s gay The school bully thinks he s a freak Only his two best friends know the real truth David wants to be a girl On the first day at his new school Leo Denton has one goal to be invisible Attracting the attention of the most beautiful girl in year eleven is definitely not part of that plan When Leo stands up for David in a fight, an unlikely friendship forms But things are about to get messy Because at Eden Park School secrets have a funny habit of not staying secret for long

Reviews

Raeleen Lemay

The Art of Being Normal By Lisa Williamson

I spontaneously decided to pick this up today, and I absolutely FLEW through it I had a couple of minor problems with it, but overall I found it to be very enjoyable.


May

The Art of Being Normal By Lisa Williamson

UNA NOVELA REAL, CERCANA Y QUE ABORDA EL TEMA DE LA TRANSEXUALIDAD DE MANERA SUBLIME IMPRESCINDIBLE.El arte de ser normal es una novela juvenil que trata el tema de la transexualidad y que cuenta con una historia con giros muy buenos Es una novela muy bien escrita, con una prosa bonita y unos person... (Sign in to see more)


maggie

The Art of Being Normal By Lisa Williamson

Normal kids don t see therapists Normal kids don t have mothers like mine, who tell you life isn t fair with messed up glee, like the unfairness of life is pretty much the only thing they know for sure I ve spent my whole life being told I m the complete opposite of normal I m sorry, but I... (Sign in to see more)


Neo

The Art of Being Normal By Lisa Williamson

I m a trans person and when I saw this book I was super excited It had a cool cover and a premise I was personally interested in.However, once I started reading I was honestly very disappointed.I know that trans people have different experiences and points of view on their gender, but so many things... (Sign in to see more)


Sarah Churchill

The Art of Being Normal By Lisa Williamson

Fantastic Highly recommended The Art of Being Normal is the story of a transgender character named David, and his journey to finally telling his family and the rest of the world that he wishes to be referred to as Kate, and would like to begin transitioning.I have to be honest and say that I don t b... (Sign in to see more)


Natasha

The Art of Being Normal By Lisa Williamson

It s been a while since I read this but I feel there s two things I should point out that really bothered me about the book 1 Leo is a trans guy but him being trans is treated as a plot twist, and is found out when a girl he likes sees his genitalia Not a fan of that 2 Kate called by her birth name ... (Sign in to see more)


Stacey (prettybooks)

The Art of Being Normal By Lisa Williamson

You must have heard about The Art of Being Normal by now and, if not, I m not sure how you have managed to miss it Published on 1st January, it s one of the most talked about UKYA novels published this year so far, and has certainly set a high standard.Fourteen year old David Piper has only told two... (Sign in to see more)


Kate (GirlReading)

The Art of Being Normal By Lisa Williamson

This was such a fantastic, insightful, brilliantly written book I absolutely flew through it, the writing style was so comfortable and easy to read and flowed smoothly between each perspectives This somehow both broke my heart and filled it with joy at the same time Some of the issues dealt with and... (Sign in to see more)


Thomas

The Art of Being Normal By Lisa Williamson

3.5 starsLoved the introductory exploration of trans issues in this book, even if it faltered in other areas The Art of Being Normal follows two protagonists who both go to Eden Park School David Piper, a biological male who has always wanted to be a girl, and Leo Denten, an outsider with dar... (Sign in to see more)


Reading Corner

The Art of Being Normal By Lisa Williamson

I couldn t finish this,it deals with an incredibly important issue and relevant topic in today s society but the book just felt like a generic ya book.I wanted to read this book for the trans character and to see how well the story would deal with the issue but after 110 pages I couldn t even really... (Sign in to see more)


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