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Birdsall, Bridget.
New York : Sky Pony Press, 2014

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Fifteen-year-old Alex needs the freedom to be the girl she knows she is – and after the terrible beating she receives from bullies, she and her momma pack up and move from California to Momma’s hometown on the South Side of Milwaukee. You see, in California, Alex was Alex Atlas, beloved son of Dr. Avery Atlas, deceased famous biologist. But in Milwaukee Alex will be Alex Kowalsy, just another sophomore girl hoping to fit in – and hide the fact that she’s intersex – at least until she can have the operation that will make her truly the girl she’s always supposed to have been. But a new start is threatened by a jealous new teammate on the girls’ basketball team. And she’d been doing so well, playing basketball, making friends, even the start of a budding romance. Now, her secret, once revealed could keep the team from playing in the state championship game and disqualify Alyx from participating in the sport she loves! So much for trying to live a quiet, if double life --- Double Exposure by Bridget Birdsall. (Prepared by: Heather Loy, Wagener-Salley High School, South Carolina Young Adult Book nominee 2017)

SUBJECTS:     Basketball -- Fiction.
                        Basketball stories.
                        Bullies -- Fiction.
                        Gender identity -- Fiction.
                        High schools -- Fiction.
                        Intersex people -- Fiction.
                        Moving, Household -- Fiction.
                        Schools -- Fiction.

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