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Boy 2 Girl by Terence Blacker. A fast and funny comedy of teenage angst. Nicholas Tucker; Monday 3 May 0 comments. When Matthew’s crazy American cousin suddenly arrives on his doorstep, it’s a big shock for the whole family. Sam is small, blond and wild – with a giant attitude . Blacker (The Angel Factory) brings gender bending to a new level of hilarity and suspense in this contemporary novel set in suburban London.

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Matt is your typical thirteen year-old British boy, whose life is shaken up by the arrival of his American cousin, Sam. Maybe my expectations were a bit high, but this book was nothing but disappointing. Open Preview See a Problem?

I was recommended this book by a teen patron who loves John Green. It also shows how children can be attracted to other children regardless of boy2grl.

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It is a multiple first person narrative which allows the reader a close and personal account of the characters feelings and emotions, this is particular interesting as there is a mixture of both adult and child characters. The plot of Boy 2 Girl is straightforward enough.

Discover what to read next. Preview — Boy2Girl by Terence Blacker. Oct 23, Sam Young rated it it was ok.

Ein unglaublich tolles Buch, das auf der einen Seite unglaublich lustig, auf der anderen Seite aber auch so tiefgreifend ist. Thanks for telling us about the problem. This book was full of funnines if treence a word and comical issues. This book made me confused and angry, but hey, at least I managed to read it! This book did just that. Firstly, this was not the book I expected. I love this book so much, it is extremely hilarious and so different from what you usually read!


A teenage read, regarding gender issues.

Nov 22, Cherise W. To view it, click here. It played it as a local team In the final 20 pages of this novel, the night of the talent show arrives, and some truths are going to be revealed that will change the town forever. Are you all right, love?

Boy2girl by Terence Blacker

Sep 02, Karen Barber rated it liked it Shelves: He goes with his cousin Matthew to school, where, as a forfeit, he has to pass boy2gir off as a girl. Crash arrives in Britain and the police have been alerted to watch for an unsavoury American who is going to kidnap his own child for the money his mother left him, all the while it seems like Sam has absolutely no idea about what is going on and I am starting to get the sinking feeling that something bad is going to happen.

Nov 26, Jodie “Bookish” Cook rated it really liked it Shelves: As he tries to adjust to a life in a London he struggles but seems blwcker be trying at least.

Sam has a major attitude problem and soon his cousin decides to terencd even with him by challenging him to dress up as a girl for the first week of school.


But as you read into it deeper and more resonant themes surface.

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Refresh and try again. There were some tiny random things that threw me out of it a united v city football game in london If the characters in fact ARE to be taken seriously that would mean that instead of exploring and dismissing gender binaries, this book actually promotes the idea of gender as something completely binary.

Lists with This Book. Such as a 16 year old boy fancying a 12 year old girl, also a year 8 was expected to have boobs which is kind of funny because at that age you haven’t really started puberty at all. Even the main character who was crossdressing was still unable to break free from stereotypical boy behav I often look for books that play with gender stereotypes.

That’s all right then Sam: Product details Hardcover Publisher: I liked the concept of reading about all the characters points of view. Write a customer review. My story, Boy 2 girl, written by Terence Blacker has a really interesting topic.