When Loose Ends Meet

Something Like Gravity by Amber Smith

Something Like Gravity by Amber Smith Gr. 9-12  Separately, Chris and Maia are two teens consumed by deep personal problems. When Chris spends the summer at his aunt’s in small-town North Carolina to escape his parents’ arguments about his being transgender, the two teens meet and gradually become more than friends. Nevertheless, it takes time for Chris to reveal he’s trans, and he doesn’t want to talk about the brutal gendered assault he suffered a year ago. Maia’s reluctance to talk about her sister’s death continues to shield another secret she’s hoping never to reveal, especially to Chris. [Read More]

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