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Some Assembly Required

(2014)
The Not-So-Secret Life of a Transgender Teen
(The first book in the Some Assembly Required series)
A novel by

 
Seventeen-year-old Arin Andrews shares all the hilarious, painful, and poignant details of undergoing gender reassignment as a high school student in this winning first-of-its-kind memoir. Now with a reading group guide and an all-new afterword from the author!

In this revolutionary first-of-its-kind memoir, Arin Andrews details the journey that led him to make the life-transforming decision to undergo gender reassignment as a high school junior. In his captivatingly witty, honest voice, Arin reveals the challenges he faced as a boy in a girl's body, the humiliation and anger he felt after getting kicked out of his private school, and all the changes - both mental and physical - he experienced once his transition began.

Some Assembly Required is a true coming-of-age story about knocking down obstacles and embracing family, friendship, and first love. But more than that, it is a reminder that self-acceptance does not come ready-made with a manual and spare parts. Rather, some assembly is always required.Now with a reading group guide and an all-new afterword from the author!

In this revolutionary first-of-its-kind memoir, Arin Andrews details the journey that led him to make the life-transforming decision to undergo gender reassignment as a high school junior. In his captivatingly witty, honest voice, Arin reveals the challenges he faced as a boy in a girl's body, the humiliation and anger he felt after getting kicked out of his private school, and all the changes - both mental and physical - he experienced once his transition began.

Some Assembly Required is a true coming-of-age story about knocking down obstacles and embracing family, friendship, and first love. But more than that, it is a reminder that self-acceptance does not come ready-made with a manual and spare parts. Rather, some assembly is always required.

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Hardback Editions

September 2015 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Some Assembly Required: The Not-So-Secret Life Of A Transgender Teen (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)
Author(s): Arin Andrews
ISBN: 0-606-37858-8 / 978-0-606-37858-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Turtleback Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


September 2014 : USA Hardback
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Title: Some Assembly Required: The Not-So-Secret Life of a Transgender Teen
Author(s): Arin Andrews
ISBN: 1-4814-1675-8 / 978-1-4814-1675-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Paperback Editions

September 2015 : USA Paperback
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Title: Some Assembly Required: The Not-So-Secret Life of a Transgender Teen
Author(s): Arin Andrews
ISBN: 1-4814-1676-6 / 978-1-4814-1676-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

September 2014 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Some Assembly Required: The Not-So-Secret Life of a Transgender Teen
Author(s): Arin Andrews
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


September 2014 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Some Assembly Required: The Not-So-Secret Life of a Transgender Teen
Author(s): Arin Andrews
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Availability: Amazon UK   



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