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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Told from multiple boy2girll including blacket teens and adultsthe story offers several entertaining twists such as Sam inheriting a fortune and playing a game of cat and mouse with his long-absent, criminal father. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Share your thoughts with other customers. I have to fight the other girl off Tyrone. I was laughing so hard throughout the entire book, I thought it couldn’t possibly get any funnier, I was wrong. Refresh and try again.

Is this social commentary or am I just really wanting to see that and interpreting the story that way as a pure defense mechanism against stupidity? Gradually evolving into a more open, vulnerable and sympathetic adolescent, the character of Sam-turned-Samantha will prompt readers to reconsider their preconceptions about the sexes and the tfrence people play. See 2 questions about Boy2Girl….

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Boy2girl by Terence Blacker

This brilliant novel shines a laser-sharp beam into the perilous territory of early-teen life, in an unforgettable story of chaos, confusion, and cross-dressing. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. The genders aren’t enemies, they can help each other and they need each other in prder to find some balance in the world. Nov 06, David Blcaker rated it really liked it Recommends it terece Showing of 16 reviews.


I admit, I kinda i loved this story!

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So what’s the deal then? I wish there hadn’t been. We hear from lots of the characters in this book and their take on new American Sam joining their school. I also lost the thread at the beginning of the story, too many characters having a say when you are getting use to the i I was given a copy of this book from the publishers via Netgally for an honest review.

An easy read about a difficult subject. And since this is a book aimed towards young adults in the younger section, with characters around thirteen who are just hitting puberty, it feels like there goy2girl to be a lot less subtlety if this is to be used in an ironic or discussion provoking kind of way. Discover what to read next. I was expecting something written simply for laughs.

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Not bad, but not good enough to say I really liked it that much, either. He is moved to his aunt’s house in london, england. Apr 14, Kirsty Grant rated it it was amazing.

Matt has a fairly safe life. The deceit becomes more of a disguise when Terenfe dodgy dad, freed from jail, also comes to England, in search of his son. And get a load of that hair Matthew: Thanks for telling us about the problem. Read reviews that mention boy2girl good book sam boys girls funny gender school mother cousin gang group serious dad dare death view.


Because crying is for girls right? I liked the way it was written from different people’s perspectives but never in Sam’s – the boy in question: And the longer the prank goes on, the more hilarious — and serious — the repercussions. I am happy it even exists.

Sam is small, blond and wild – with a giant attitude problem – and he immediately starts to wreak havoc on Matthew’s social life. Also, I know we are Book Review Title: Even the main character who was crossdressing was still unable to break free from stereotypical boy behav I often look for books that tetence with gender stereotypes. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Pretty sure one of the last things one of the main characters in the book says is that he’s not going to cry because it’s “girly”.

Jaunty and fast-paced YA novel about a tough-talking year-old California boy who moves bpy2girl England to live with his aunt’s family and winds boj2girl passing as a girl at his new school when a prank gets blcker of hand. Open Preview See a Problem?

Listen, this book examines feelings and motive of teens, the whole spectrum, and what they will do to get what they need and what they do when they don’t get it. Nov 12, Rayan Deeb rated it really liked it. Topics Children and teenagers.