Brian Katcher’s second novel Almost Perfect is the winner of the Stonewall Children’s and Young Adult Literature Award, presented by the. This winner of the first Stonewall Award for Children’s & Young Adult Literature will make you marvel at the beauty of human connection and the. Logan Witherspoon recently discovered that his girlfriend of three years cheated on him. But things start to look up when a new student breezes.

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In Boyer, with a student body of about two hundred, the only membership requirement was a majority of intact limbs and the ability to bend at the waist. From what I remember, he even punches her in the face. Like five or ten years down the road, Sage brkan a well-transitioned woman and randomly meets Logan again who’s less of a self-centered douchebag and she takes a chance on the undeniably chemistry they have and it works out this time because Logan can handle it now?

They become friends, but she keeps telling him that they can ONLY ever be friends. Logan’s sister discovers that Sage has a penis, and he calls Sage “the person who made me look like a fag in front of my sister. Please try again later. It’s about a young man who falls head over heels for the “perfect” girl. Sage certainly had it pfrfect. Sage’s heart gets broken.

Book Reviews – Almost Perfect

Her parents weren’t kztcher w This was a good book. He offers us an honest exploration of gender identity and expression, filtered through the eyes of an outsider.

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I wanted to give it a 4. And it is completely, entirely realistic. I considered stopping a couple of times, but the fact the novel won the Stonewall award kept me reading. Sage is biologically male.

Every single reference to Tim had something like that in there, and we as a society cannot bring one group up while simultaneously dragging another down. And they make it work?

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Sage Hendricks befriends Logan at a time when he no longer trusts or believes in people. Had manages to rise above what we might expect from him, but there’s a lot of freaking out and running away and saying awful things along the way.

This is not something that gets pertect as the book goes on. Sage seems to be just that, and appears to have it all, but there is something she’d like to change, her true gender. That’s something that a guy who was learning to be a better person would say? We draw the line. Too bad I didn’t have some lye or some ammonia to burn Sage’s touch away. Mar 19, Sarai rated it really liked it Shelves: I really didn’t like Logan’s character.

I have so many feelings. Maybe it was the silence. After a painful breakup with the only girl he ever loved, senior Logan Witherspoon is gun-shy when it comes to romance. It’s a sobering moment, and it makes you think twice about the people around you.


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There is never a point in this book where Logan is not pushing his insecurities onto Sage. The worst part of the book for me is that no one seems to learn or grow.

Despite her slight selfishness, like every human has, she surely is the one we sympathize with. Sage and Logan make up and decide to just be friends.

But his attraction felt forced. If you are a fucking briann you are a fucking prick and you should kqtcher get away with it. My money’s on a very long and unrelated explanation of sexism. Mixed feelings on this one. Everyone has an opinion on the subject, including myself but I am not going to discuss that opinion now. Jack followed me, almost uncomfortably closely, and then suddenly grabbed my shoulder.

He makes her fucking miserable.

Are these the same parents? Katcher explores the meanings and boundaries of friendship, love, and loyalty, issues that any teenager struggles with.

And maybe I’m just impatient for realistic fiction to catch up to speculative fiction, which has been warping and exploring gender for ages. Briah is a small-town teenage boy who just broke up with his girlfriend of a few years after finding out she cheated on him.

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